- Two Tigers earn medals

Bryson Benson

A pair of Seymour cross-country runners earned medals last Monday, Oct. 28, at the Summit Conference Meet, Tiger coach Nick Cook said.

Bryson Benson, a sophomore, was the top Tiger finisher.

He placed sixth in the varsity race with a time of 18:43 on the 3.1-mile layout.

There were 45 runners in the varsity race.

For his sixth-place finish, Benson was named to the all-Summit Conference first team and earned a medal.

Four other Seymour harriers competed in the varsity race.

In 22nd place with a time of 20:44 was Daniel Akers, also a sophomore.

Sophomore Felix Cantrell was 28th in 21:14, followed by Kenneth Lang, who was in 44th place at 25:35. The final Tiger runner was freshman Andrew Simpson, who was 45th at 42:13.

In the varsity girls’ race, two from Seymour were in the 29-runner field.

Leading the way was Mackenzie Roderick, who placed 19th with a time of 29:17.

Next was Riley Ferrier, 27th at 34:33.

In the middle-school race, Elizabeth Lang joined Benson as a Tiger medalist.

Lang posted a time of 11:59 in the 1.5-mile race to place third. Teammate Olivia Kyle was 19th at 15:15.

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