The bigger meets have been a challenge for the Gabriel Richard cross country team this season and that trend continued at the Marauder Invitational at Lake Erie Metropark on Sept. 28. The Pioneers finished 12th in that event, ahead of Grosse Ile, Cabrini and Flat Rock.
Alexander Meszaros was Richard’s top runner with a time of 19:06. John Borowicz, Parker Heggie, Steve Bagozzi and Nick Loewengruber finished the Richard scoring.
At the second Catholic League Jamboree on Sept. 24 the Gabriel Richard boys finished sixth, which was a little step back from the first jamboree, where the Pioneers were fourth.
Borowicz ran 19:34 to finish 15th. Heggie (17th, 19:42), Peter Laskaris (31st, 21:18), Loewengruber (32nd, 21:33) and Bagozzi (35th, 21:53) finished the Richard scoring.
Richard ran ninth at the Divine Child Soter-Crane Invitational on Sept. 17. The meet was run on Belle Isle and the Pioneers were led by Borowicz with a 27th-place time of 19:03.
Green continues to pace girls
Lilly Green was Richard top female finisher at the Marauder Invitational, clocking in at 23:48 and finishing 24th. Alyssa Wladysaik was 31st.
At the second Catholic League Jamboree, Richard got a 23:35 run from Lilly Green and finished in eighth place.
At the Divine Child event in Belle Isle on Sept. 17 Green turned in a time of 22:56 to finish 28th.
Gabriel Richard will host the Gabriel Richard Downriver Meet on Oct. 12 before running in the Catholic league meet Oct, 19 and MHSAA state regionas on Oct. 26.