On Monday, August 24th, the Spartans took center stage at the Sycamore Sunset Invitational held on the Sycamore High School campus grounds. With perfect racing weather conditions on their side, the Spartans toed the line amongst 363 athletes to take on the first all-athlete meet of the year.
Despite the warm morning, the Spartans competed well at the Lakota East Invite Saturday morning as 17 runners set season best times, with 12 of those turning in a career best time.
The Boys Cross Country team toed the line at the Sycamore Sunset Invitational squaring off against many of the area’s top teams. Motivated by their first look at league rivals Anderson, Kings and Loveland, the Spartans fared well with 21 of 32 runners posting season best times.
The varsity Turpin cross country teams officially kicked off the season with a trip to National Trailway in Hebron, east of Columbus, for the OHSAA Preseason Invitational. The meet is held on the same course as the State meet in November.