Cedar Ridge sophomore Ellie Nissler was the top runner for the Red Wolves during Saturday’s adidas Cross Country Challenge at WakeMed Soccer Complex in Cary.
On a humid day, Nissler finished with a time of 22:20.00, 79th overall. She was one of nine Red Wolves to finish with personal best times. Sophomore Allison Musty came in with a time of 22:23.60, finishing 84th. Freshman Anne Morrell came in third for the team at 22:28.20, 89th overall. Abby Averette (24:14.) and Jill Myler (24:26.80) also finished in the top 200 in a race that featured over 300 runners from across the state.
The Cedar Ridge girls squad came in 21st as a team with 582 points among 39 teams.
For the Cedar Ridge boys’ team, junior Rory Legg-Bell led the Red Wolves with a time of 18:22.10, finishing 98th overall. Senior Brian Finch finished 111th with a time of 18:35.20. Junior Grant Stewart came in 184th at 19:12.60 Evan Paisley and Joshua Goularte finished in the top 300.
The Cedar Ridge Boys squad finished 25th among 43 teams.