Peachtree Ridge girls take first at Alexander/Asics Invitational

DOUGLASVILLE - Led by Amy French and Whitney Hall, the Peachtree Ridge girls stormed to first place at the Alexander/Asics Invitational on Saturday.

French finished fourth with a time of 19:38.89 and Hall was right behind with a time of 19:44.01 to lead the Lions to the victory.

Peachtree Ridge, which also got top 10 finishes from Sara Urry (seventh) and Brittany Reilly (ninth), scored a total of 49 points - 42 ahead of second-place finisher McIntosh High School.

Emilie Somerville finished 24th for the Lions to round out the team's scoring.

In the boys' race, Parkview's Michael Winston finished second with a time of 15:44.89 to help lead the Panthers to a second-place overall finish.

Patrick Ollinger (seventh) was also in the top 10, Daniel Stallings finished 21st, David Reeves was 28th and Tyler Jackson was 40th.

Marist finished first in the event and Mill Creek was third.

Mill Creek was led by Colin Conroy and Martin Vaughan, who finished 12th and 13th respectively.

Shiloh's Ayaz Vansi was 23rd and Berkmar's Mohamed Himedan finished 25th.

Grayson girls win Westover Invitational

Abby Self finished first and three teammates placed in the top 10 to lead the Grayson girls to the team title at Saturday's Westover Invitational in Albany. Meredith White (third), Mandy Tennyson (fourth), Stephanie Parrish (ninth) and Melissa Casey (14th) all ran well as the Rams cruised to the team title.

Grayson finished with 31 points - 67 ahead of second-place finisher North Gwinnett, who was led by Lauren Postma (11th) and Tiffany Wagner (15th).

In the boys' race, the North Gwinnett boys won by eight points over second-place Lassiter. Adam Williams (seventh) and Alex Kaas (eighth) both had top 10 finishes for the Bulldogs.

Mill Creek's Steinocher finishes second

Mill Creek's Megan Steinocher finished in second place in the Athens Academy Spartan Invitational on Saturday, helping lead the Hawks to a seventh-place finish in the team results.

- From staff reports