The Rising Sun Shiner Cross-Country team won their first invitational of the season on Saturday. The Shiners raced in the Division II race at East Central. Peyton Merica had a breakout race, finishing 4th with a time of 18:50. Nate Elliott was close behind in 7th place, running a season PR of 19:40. Senior Dalton Vinup ran well in his first race of the season, placing 11th. The Shiner top 5 were rounded out with sophomore Exander Clark finishing 14th and freshman Ethan Markland placing 21st. Nora Powell raced in the ladies Division II race, running a time of 27:42.
The Shiners compete this Saturday, September 12 at the Jac-Cen-Del Invitational.