Spartans Host Castleton Invitational on Saturday

Spartans Host Castleton Invitational on Saturday

CASTLETON, Vt. – The Castleton men's cross country team will be back in action tomorrow morning when they host the Castleton Invitational at 11:45 a.m.

The Spartans kicked their season off last weekend at the Husson Invitational, placing fourth in the meet.

Grandon Smith was the top Castleton runner, coming across the line fifth overall with a time of 28:46. Jonah Lavigne picked up where he left off a year ago, placing second on the team with a time of 30:30.

Ben Girard and Alex Lauzon were not far behind Lavigne, posting times of 30:42 and 31:11, respectively. Patrick Gilligan rounded out the top five for the Spartans, crossing the line at 31:51.

At last years Castleton Invitational, Girard (5), Smith (6), and Lavigne (10) all placed in the top ten for the Spartans, giving the team a third-place finish.