The Raider cross country varsity squad along with two junior high standouts, Conner Killian and Reese Lacombe, travelled to the Choctaw Trails in Clinton, MS, at the Watson Ford Invitational. While the junior varsity squad competed against more local schools, the varsity squad battled it out with North Louisiana and Mississippi’s best. Out of the 31 teams competing on the Varsity side, the Raiders battled it out over the hilly 5k course to finish ninth. As for the two junior high runners that were taken to compete, Conner Killian and Reese LaCombe finished in the top 10 out of 150 racers. Both were sent up to the podium as Conner Killian finished second and Reese Lacombe finished in tenth. The Raiders race next in Walker, LA, at the Walker Shootout. They will compete against other top 10 teams in the state and look to keep climbing up the rankings.