The Lakota East men’s cross country team placed 4th in a large, quality, 20-team field at the Milford Invitational this past Saturday at the Valley View Nature Preserve. Sophomore Ashton Gibbs scored a top-10 finish with his 17:02 for the 5k (3.1 mile) course.
Ashton placed 10th out of a 186-man field. The next group of Hawks came through in a nice pack between 17:55 and 18:03. Senior Ethan Swift was the #2 man for East with his 35th place finish in 17:55. Sophomore Haitham Eid was close behind in 39th place with his 18:00 effort. And rounding out the scoring for East was senior Nick Draginoff and freshman Andrew Gibson, who placed 40th and 41st in 18:01 and 18:03 respectively.
Next, up for the guys, CC is the Redhawk Invite on Saturday in Oxford, Ohio