The Presentation Panthers traded the warm 90 plus degree weather of California for the cold and rainy weather of Oregon this past weekend as they competed at the Nike Portland XC Invitational at Blue Lake Regional Park.
Gianna Mendoza continued her fantastic Senior campaign as she won the Division I race in a course record time of 18:36.8 for the new 5000 meter course (which would later be broken in another race). Junior Zoe Hartfield (20:52.2) and Senior Hadley Dixon Berger (20:59.9) were the next two Panthers to cross the finish line as they traversed the muddy course to place 70th and 72nd. Senior Kaitlin Khong (95th/21:30.0), Sophomore Abigail Enney (96th/21:31.5), and Senior Lindsey Rose (119th/22:11.4) rounded out the finishers for the Varsity squad as they finished 13th in the team standings. Read the full article here