Written and media by Jaylen Shelton.
The men’s team finished 17th overall as a team. Greenville was led by Junior John Mangold who ran a time of 25:06, which was one second off of making the top 10 fastest times in Greenville history. Mangold finished 64th overall in a field of 254 runners, senior Jaylen Shelton finished second for Greenville, and 77th overall with a time of 25:22. Shelton was followed closely by another senior, Nathan Potts, who finished 82nd overall with a time of 25:26. Sophomore Dylan Goodyear was Greenville’s fourth runner and finished 96th with a time of 25:38. Collin Kessinger, a freshman, rounded out Greenville’s top five with a time of 27:05 and was closely followed by sophomore Noah Dir who finished with a time 27:07. Dylon Niswonger ended Greenville’s scoring and finished with a time of 27:15. Five out of the seven runners had personal best which were, Mangold, Shelton, Potts, Goodyear, and Dir.
The women’s team finished 27th overall and beat every team that is in the SLIAC. The women’s team was led by senior Lia Kruse who finished 66th overall and ran a time of 22:35 which is a 20 seconds improvement on her personal best. Kruse’s time was the 8th fastest time ever in Greenville Women’s Cross Country history. Brooke Goodyear, a fellow senior, finished second for Greenville with a time of 23:54, which is a seasonal best for her. Junior Shirley Estes was Greenville’s third runner with a time of 24:06. Senior Megan McKee finished fourth for Greenville and ran a time of 24:13. Emily Hasselbusch was Greenville’s sixth runner and finished with a time of 25:13, and Kori Nesbit was finished out Greenville’s scoring with a time of 25:35.