Deak, Geskovich star at FSU Invitational CC 5KBy David Yon
Ryan Deak and Anna Geskovich took the high school titles in the FSU Invitational Cross Country 5K race on Saturday, September 14 at the Miccosukee Greenway.
Under threatening weather conditions the Maclay boys topped the Chiles team 40 to 56. Ryan captured the boys title and led Maclay to the team title with a strong early season time of 15:45, while Herbie Thiele continued his strong improvement and served notice he will be one of the area’s top runners again by finishing second in 16:15. Alex Miletich was just behind in a time of 16:21 demonstrating that Chiles has clearly arrived on the local cross country scene. There times were the 6th, 14th and 18th best in the state so far.
Jennifer Emo was the top local finisher in the girls race as she finished fourth in a time of 20:20. Our Lady of Lourdes Academy won the girls title. Maclay was the top local team finishing third. For more detail visit www.flrunners.com.