The Penn Yan Cross Country team competed in the “Dash In The Dark” Invitational at Oakfield Alabama High School Sept. 8, and two Penn Yan teams did quite well, according to Coach Rick Smith. Each team consisted of three athlete relay teams. Each athlete ran two miles in the relay.

The Penn Yan Girl’s Gold team, competing at the varsity level, placed third overall out of 16 teams, with a time of 42.56. Bringing home the third place trophy were Maci Nicholson, 11th grade; and Jaina Doyle and Gracie Murphy, 9th grade.

The Penn Yan Boy’s Gold Team, also competing at the varsity level, placed 8th overall out of 26 teams with a time of 36:18. Team members were Ben DeMoras, 12th grade; Ayden Mowry and Connor Moore, 9th grade.