The Mason Invitational is usually one of the highlights of the Turpin XC schedule and it did not disappoint in its 2016 edition. With the race passing through woods, muddy hills, two creek crossings and obstacles aplenty the course is always challenging and fun.
Samantha Bush placed 2nd in the women's race and Ben Gothard placed 4th in the men's race at the Queen City Invitational Saturday, which was hosted by Xavier University. Bush clocked in at 18:10:40 in the race, as teammates Jayne Maxwell was 8th and Lydia Bentley was 9th for the best top 10 finishes.
Turpin's Samantha Bush finished 17th overall at the State Cross Country Champsionship Meet on Saturday. She was fourth in the Regional Meet to advance to the state championships at National Trail Raceway in Hebron. Her finish was the third best of any girl runner from Greater Cincinnati Congratulations Samantha!
The Spartans competed Saturday at the annual ECC Championship at Valley View Park. With blue skies and cool weather the conditions were ideal for fast time. The men of Turpin delivered with 25 runners turning in season best times, 23 of which were PR’s.