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Cameron Abell continues to impress with his steady progress for the Panther Cross County team.
Panthers Tested At Columbus Day Invite16:50 PM October 10, 2018
A long season started to show its affects on a few of the Panther Cross Country runners on Monday when they took part in Amboy's Columbus Day Invitational. Chris Link was about a minute off his usual time due to a leg issue, but overall the Panthers held their own against some of the top teams in the state.
EP took 8th in a field of 25 teams with 251 points. Ben DeNeve once again led the Panthers placing 38th in 17:17. Cameron arguably ran his best race of the season and placed 2nd for the Panthers in 45th just 8 seconds behind DeNeve. Max Weidel finished 58th in 18:04 followed by Tyler Holldorf 69th in 18:22, Chris Link 75th in 18:29, Andrew Bomleny 127th in 19:55 and Alex Gustaf 145th in 20:33.80.
The Lady Panthers did not fair as well as they had hoped finishing 15th out of 23 teams. Jorden Robinson continues to impress as she placed 47th in 21:34 to finish first for the Panthers. Makayla Dornbush took 64th in 22:08 to claim second on the squad. Other Panther runners included: Olivia Miniel 118 in 24:06, Dylan Chandler 133 in 24:52, Lauren Sibley 168 in 29:08, and Kaitlin Hanrahan 170 in 29:43.
The Panthers will wind up their regular season on Saturday as they travel to Detweiller Park in Peoria for the Patriot Invitational.