- Seymour harriers second

The Seymour Middle School boys' cross-country squad placed second in team competition Sept. 25 at the Hermitage Invitational. Members of the team include, from left, Tiger head coach Beth Johnson, Will Heil, Easton Caswell, Colton Harris, Ryan Leonard, Cash Yates, Matt Brauer and Wyatt Caswell.

Success arrived late last month for the Seymour Middle School boys’ cross-country squad.

The Tigers, coached by Beth Johnson, placed second as a team at the Hermitage Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 25.

For the accomplishment, the team received a plaque.

Members of the runner-up squad included Matt Brauer, Easton Caswell, Wyatt Caswell, Colton Harris, Will Heil, Ryan Leonard and Cash Yates.

Leading the team was Wyatt Caswell, who placed 16th in individual competition with a time of 14:14 on the course’s 2-mile layout.

He earned a medal for the achievement.

Other Tiger times were Leonard in 14:57, Harris in 15:07, Easton Caswell in 15:48, Heil in 15:58, Yates in 17:10 and Brauer in 17:11.

In the varsity boys’ race, senior Bryson Benson was the top Seymour finisher with a time of 19:27 on the 3.1-mile layout. He finished 19th individually and earned a medal, Johnson noted.

Other Tigers in the high-school varsity boys’ race were Daniel Akers in 21:38, Samuel Lang in 25:25 and Kenneth Lang in 27:06.

In the varsity girls’ meet, Elizabeth Lang led the way for Seymour with a time of 25:08. Next was Mackenzie Roderick at 28:53.

The final Seymour High School finisher was Andrew Simpson, who covered the 3.1-mile course in a time of 39:22 in the junior-varsity race.

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