MT ORAB – Blanchester’s Brett Bandow was the top local finisher Tuesday in the Jim Neu CC Invitational middle school cross country events at Western Brown High School.
Bandow was fifth in the boys race, clocking a 12:40.72.
Emma Damewood of Blanchester was 19th in the girls race in 15:31.31.
Sept 5 2017
Jim Neu CC Invitational
Middle school boys team scores
Eastern Brown 75 Little Miami 76 Mt Orab 80 Batavia 123 Miami Valley Christian 124 West Clermont 125 New Richmond 136 Georgetown 182 Bethel-Tate 217 Goshen 233
Middle school boys individual
Caleb Ware (MO) first in 11:51.09; Brett Bandow (BL) fifth in 12:40.72; Jacob Lansing (BL) 51st in 14:54.67; Jacob Haun (BL) 74th in 15:36.48
Middle school girls team scores
Eastern Brown 33 New Richmond 54 Mt Orab 61 Georgetown 111 Little Miami 121 Bethel-Tate 161 West Clermont 173
Middle school girls individuals
Avery Stewart (MV) first in 12:36.39; Emma Damewood (BL) 19th in 15:31.31