AFS XC posts 2nd place showing at Council Rock Invite

Tyler State Park, Newtown, PA- The AFS Boys Cross Country team finished 2nd overall in the AA scoring at the Council Rock Invite this past weekend behind Oley Valley without top runner Von Curry.  Dexter Zapf continued his strong season to lead the Roos with a 74th place finish in a lifetime PR of 18:20.  Noah Pearce turned in a 44 second PR to close out the Roos scoring behind Noah Vinogradov (19:47), Toby Avery (20:20), and freshman Keith Robinson (20:38).  Charly Avril was the top finisher for the girls team in 59th place running the second fastest 5k of her high school career in 22:50.  

Overall, 7 of 14 runners set new personal bests on the day including: Dexter Zapf (9sec PR), Noah Pearce (44 sec PR), Liam Merritt (39sec PR), Justin Forbes (58sec PR), Loren Lei (37sec PR), Sean Samuels (44sec PR), and Karim Kreidie (13sec PR).  

The Roos continue FSL competition on Tuesday, September 24th at Belmont Plateau versus Germantown Friends and Shipley School.  

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