Panther cross-country teams hold time trials

The roster is set for Mt. Pleasant cross-country as they approach their first meet of the year. With the season-opening meet taking place in Williamsburg on Tuesday, Aug. 28, the Panthers needed to hold time trials to figure out their varsity team for the first go-around.

The Panther boys were paced by Cody Mertens, who comes into the season ranked No. 3 in Class 3A. Mertens was joined by Dalton Moyle, Dakota Triska, Thadd Brooks, Logan White, Drake Snavely and Heath Brooks, who also earned varsity spots.

The girls? team was led by Abby Ryon, ranked No. 12 in Class 3A. Others earning a spot were Maggie Jennings, Kendall Dascher, Cristina Carthey, Claire Holtkamp, Abby Blint and Liz Perry.