BETTENDORF- The RedTail men's cross country team took home a 2nd place finish in the Junior College flight over the weekend at the Fighting Bee Invitational.
Crow Creek Park was the site for the Fighting Bee Invitational and the 17-team race hosted by St. Ambrose University. The all-freshman RedTails competed hard in the 8K race and took home a runner-up finish in the Junior College flight and a 6th place finish overall. Leading the RedTails was Packwood, Iowa native Malcolm Myers in a 15th place finish with a time of 27:25.5. Next up for the RedTails with a time of 27:45.0 was Ryan Milliken for a 21st place finish. Dalton Gosch would cross the finish line next as he finished with a time of 27:54.3 and a 27th place finish. Completing the team scoring for the RedTails and competing hard would be David Thompson (28:03.1) and Peter Torkelson (28:44.8). Isaac Connolly (28:50.7) and Paden Maschmann (28:54.9) rounded out the RedTail runners.
Men's overall team standings - Olivet Nazarene 77, NIACC 85, Mount Mercy 88, College of the Ozarks 113, St. Ambrose 129, Hawkeye CC 139, Iowa Western 140, Calumet-St. Joseph 210, Waldorf University 238, Judson 241, Grand View 285, William Penn 373.
Men's junior college standings - NIACC 82, Hawkeye CC 139, Iowa Western 140.
The RedTails will travel to Mason City next for the NIACC Trent Smith Invitational (8k) on October 13. Meet time is set for 10:00 AM.