Portland Raiders Cross-Country Teams open 2019 Season at St. Johns’ Under the Lights Invitational
Holt Senior, Alex Penski, won the Boy’s Division 5K race with a time of 15 minutes, 55 seconds. While St. Johns Senior, Taryn Chapko took the Varsity Girls Division with a time of 19 minutes 29 seconds.
Portland Freshman Valarie Hoppes led all Raider Girls and took 38th place overall in the Girls Division with a time of 23 minutes, 50 seconds. Sophomore Carter Rosier placed 28th overall in the Boy’s Division with a time of 20 minutes and 15 seconds.
The Raiders are in action again on Tuesday when they compete in a 2-mile race at The St. Francis Retreat Center in Dewitt. The event has sixteen local teams registered to participate. The Girls race is scheduled for 5 PM and the Boy’s Race will follow at 5:30.