Boys Varsity Cross Country · Boys Varsity Cross Country finishes 2nd place at Marauder Invitational


  Place Points
Canton High School 2nd 91

The Canton Chiefs traveled to Lake Erie Metropark and the Marauder Invitational to take on the best teams from downriver. After a night of rain, the course was soft and muddy, yet the Chiefs stepped up and took 3 medals and 2nd place (by one point) in the D1 contest.

Joe Michalak set an new Canton record for the Lake Erie course finishing at 16:52.

Right behind Joe was Canton’s Grant Hoffmeyer running an impressive 16:57.

Also scoring for the Chiefs were Chirag Bangera (18:02), Adam Lake (18:24), and Chatham McGuire who stepped up with a season best 18:54.

In the Freshmen JV race, the Chiefs were dominant and finished in first place. Trevor Hammond won the race in 19:13 (PR) beating the 2nd place finisher by nearly 20 seconds. Max Farnsworth was 4th overall with a career best 19:57. Nathan Clark was 6th overall (20:04).

Also scoring in the Freshmen race were Varun Nalla (21:22) and Evan Montesi with a PR 23:14.

Canton’s Junior Varsity finished 3rd in the JV race. Sai Vepa finished 10th overall with a season best 18:42. He was followed by Josh Knoll (18:48), Anurag Bangera (18:51), Sam Pierson (19:22), and Henry Styron (19:26). Anurag and Henry both ran season best times.

Other Chiefs running season best times were…

Connor Dunn (21:39)

Jacob Lasecki (21:47)

Noah Blandino (21:56)

Lucas Porco (22:25)

Canton next races Tuesday at Cass Benton against Brighton and Novi.