Cross-country season begins; Grand runners race among a field of 30 at Sugar House Park

The Grand County High School cross-country team attended the 2019 Highland Invitational on Aug. 14 at Sugar House Park in Salt Lake City. Over 30 schools participated in the tournament.

Lady Red Devil Kylah Ricks took fourth place in the varsity girl’s 2.9-mile run in 17:59.5. Senior Jessica Anderson won the 151st spot in 22:50.0 flat, out of a field of over 210 competitors.

Senior Malachi Ricks placed 18th out of almost 300 other runners in the varsity boy’s 2.9-mile contest in 15:44.9. Evan Ellison placed 37th in that event in 16:07.5.

The Grand County cross-country team is scheduled to attend the Southern Utah University Invite on Saturday, Aug. 24, in Cedar City.