LANCASTER, Pa. – Jim Heilman (Lutherville, Md./Baltimore Lutheran) won the 8,000-meter race to lead McDaniel at the Lancaster Bible Homecoming Invitational in men's cross country action on Thursday.
Time and Score:
- The Green Terror finished second in the 12-team invitational with 55 points. A total of 95 runners competed at the 8,000-meter distance. Lebanon Valley won the meet with 21 points.
Heads of the Class:
- Jim Heilman turned in a time of 27:30 to win the race. He won by 29 seconds.
Five of a Kind: The following athletes rounded out the scoring five at the meet:
- Will Greene (Westminster, Md./Delone Catholic) finished sixth (28:37)
- Gavin Gibson (Newark, Del./Sanford) finished eighth (29:09)
- Shaun Thompson (Mt. Airy, Md./Glenelg) finished 13th (29:37)
- Cyrus Daroowalla (Westminster, Md./Westminster) finished 32nd (31:17).
Top 10 Worthy: The following athletes finished in the top 10 at the meet:
- Jim Heilman finished first (27:30)
- Will Green finished sixth (28:37)
- Gavin Gibson finished eighth (29:09)
- Only Lebanon Valley (5) had more finishers in the top 10.
Top of His Game: The following athletes turned in a personal best at the meet:
- Gavin Gibson bettered his previous best by 22 seconds.
- Shaun Thompson bettered his previous best by 25 seconds.
Making the List: The following athletes turned in a top-five all-time Green Terror time on the course.
- Jim Heilman turned in the best time on the course, bettering his mark from last year by five seconds.
- Will Green ranks third (28:37).
- Gavin Gibson ranks fifth (29:09)
The Best of the Rest: The following also competed at the event:
Next Up: The Green Terror is back in action at the Louisville Classic at Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Ky., on Saturday, Oct. 1 beginning at 10 a.m.