Boys Varsity Cross Country · Tarnow Captures 1st Place at New Buffalo Invitational


  Place Points
Watervliet High School 1st 47
Bridgman High School 2nd 72
Ross Beatty High School 3rd 91
Buchanan High School 4th 103
Lake Michigan Catholic High School 5th 123
Marquette Catholic High School 6th 131
River Valley High School 7th 152
Lawton High School 8th 206

Jake Tarnow led the pack from start to finish Wednesday afternoon at the New Buffalo Invitational. The senior crossed the finish line of the 5,000-meter race at 18:10.4, nearly two seconds ahead of Buchanan’s Walker Barz. Tarnow’s finished first among 79 runners.

Senior Will Bogan covered the course in 21:00.4 while sophomore Wil Crane registered a time of 22:23.5. Freshman Jacob Zientarski shed more than five minutes off his previous PR with a 27:12.3 finish. As a team, Marquette placed sixth.

On the girls’ side, freshman Mary Cate Neary logged a 25:24.3 race, earning medalist honors in the process. Sophomore McKenzie Losinski crossed the line at 26:17.7 with classmate Ava Zientarski on her heels at 28:22.7.

Marquette has a little less than a week to prepare for the Hobart Invite held next Tuesday at 4:45 pm.