Riverview has cross country invitational Saturday

Crestview Middle School’s Alec Justice (left) overtakes two runners from Marion Justice Middle School during the final stretch of the course to win the seventh grade cross-country race at the Riverview Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 12.
Crestview Middle School’s Alec Justice (left) overtakes two runners from Marion Justice Middle School during the final stretch of the course to win the seventh grade cross-country race at the Riverview Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 12. Photo by Matt Murphy.

The Riverview Invitational was held on Saturday, Sept. 12, and consisted of 185 competitors from six area middle schools.

Medals were given to the top 10 finishers and ribbons were given to the top 40. The top three girls in each race were also honored.

In the eighth grade race, Eastbrook Middle School took first with 29 points. Marion-Justice came in second with 45, Crestview was third with 51 points, Riverview had 89 points to take fourth and Salamonie had fifth with 107 points.

Caleb Stoffel of Crestview took second place in the eighth grade competition and Landon Underwood, also of Crestview, took fifth.

The seventh grade competition saw Riverview come in third with 77 points and Crestview placed fifth with 80 points. Salamonie did not have enough seventh graders to score.

Crestview student Alec Justice won the competition and Walter Hacker, running as an individual for Salamonie, came in fifth.

For the top three girl finishers, Emily Eherenman of Crestview came in first, and Hannah Stoffel of Riverview came in second.