Boys Varsity Cross Country
Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- Sep 9, 2020
The Fowlerville Boys Cross Country team entered the race with a job to do…defeat Lansing Catholic for the first time in program history. The Gladiators emerged victorious over the Cougars and Parchment HS, scoring 35 points to Catholic’s 36 and Parchment’s 58. The race was tight up and down the line-up, with 4 boys earning either personal best times or season best times.
Junior Zach Curd won his second consecutive race of the season, finishing the soggy course at the St. Francis Retreat Center in Dewitt in 16:25. Junior Tyler Perras overcame a 40-meter deficit with 1000m to go in the race, to edge out an opposing runner at the finish line and secured 4th place in 17:25. Perras was followed closely by Sophomore Brett Marschall (7th; 17:46) and Senior Trevor Peterson (11th; 18:14). Sophomore Ben Showerman increased hissi varsity standing by placing 12th in 18:23, setting a personal best by nearly 2 minutes. Junior Brock Howard (14th; 18:39) and Sophomore Morgan Harman (18th; 19:37, PR) rounded out the Varsity scoring.
In the JV Race, the Gladiators showed much promise against Lansing Catholic and Parchment. Leading the JV team was Noah Miller (23rd; 20:19). Following close behind was Evan Rose (24th; 20:21), Clayton Minock (29th. 21:20) and Travis St. Martin (35th; 22:30, PR). Payne Musser (37th; 23:51), Harrison Lamar (39th; 25:03) and Gabe Minock (44th; 32:47) rounded out the JV scoring.
Attached are the full meet results.
Junior Tyler Perras earned the Athlete of the Meet award for his gutsy performance in the final 1000m of the race. Tyler surged and passed a Parchment runner with 600m to go and held off the diving runner at the finish line to secure 4th place to give the Gladiators the 1 point they needed to earn their first win over Lansing Catholic in program history. Congrats Tyler on the great performance!
The Gladiators next competition will be on Tuesday September 15th as they will host the Williamston Hornets in the first of four CAAC Red dual meet match-ups. The races will start and finish on the East Access Fields. The boys race will start at 5:00p.