Runnin’ Tigers Round out Fall Season in Style

Benjamin J Veshi

On a chilly Halloween Saturday, the Runnin’ Tigers of Hargrave Military Academy competed in the Virginia Episcopal School Invitational in Lynchburg, Virginia. Hargrave took home 2nd place in the event!

After a pair of first place finishes, the Runnin’ Tigers faced some incredible competition, running against four-time defending VIC Conference champions, Virginia Episcopal School. Hargrave gave outstanding effort, led by some familiar faces, and ultimately wrapped up an impressive second place finish to round out their season. Cole Sprague ’21 led the pack for the Runnin’ Tigers coming in with a time of 19:44 on a very hilly course.

Individual Times:
Cole Sprague ’21–19:44
Jaden Carter ’21–19:47
Wesley Marquardt ’21–19:52
Jay Thompson ’21–21:19
Peyton Smith ’21–21:21
Jacob Miller ’24–22:10
Ethan Teluk ’22–23:41
Kai Chuang ’23–24:15
Christopher Roe ’22–28:39

Head Coach, Mike Broomell remarked after the race, “I’m so proud of these young men for how they competed this year. With so many things in flux right now, it was awesome for these guys to have a season. I’m thankful for the support of my assistant coaches, Sarah Bell and Tyler Selden, for their hard work and dedication this fall!”