The Saline boys cross country team built on their success at Portage by winning the River Rat Invitational Friday at Willow Metropark. Saline finished with just 18 points – only three away from the perfect score.
Jevin Nishioka was the winner, running in 16:11.8. He led a 1-2-3 Saline finish. Joshua Cook was second in 16:20.7 and Simon Pfeiffer was third in 16:27.7. Aidan Delfuoco was fifth in 16:43 and William Minnette was seventh in 16:49.1
Saline was fifth in the junior varsity race with 122 points. Michael Elms was Saline’s fastest runner, finishing 23rd in 19:59.8.
William Downey, 11th, Evan Bleitz, 12th, and Jack Toor, 19th, also finished in the top 20 for Saline.
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