Persell nabs seventh at Ex. Springs

Richmond senior Justin Persell had another top 10 finish for the Spartan cross country team at Tuesday’s Excelsior Springs Invitational. Persell’s time of 18 minutes, 5.79 seconds on the hilly Excelsior Springs Golf Course was good for seventh spot.

Kain Ellis of Benton turned in the top time of 17:05.7, followed by three Platte County runners.

Matthew Tweedie just missed a top 10 finish for Richmond. The junior turned in a time of 18:35.7, which was good for 11th.

Wyatt Bulk covered the 5K in 19:35.09, which placed the Richmond sophomore in 28th

 The complete story is in the Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 Richmond News.

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