Southeast Classic, Rome, Ga.: Cross country teams from USC Beaufort tuned up for the upcoming Sun Conference meet with efforts Saturday at the prestigious Southeast Classic in Rome, Ga.
The Sand Sharks were among 39 teams competing on the men's side, and among 41 teams represented in the women's race. The USCB men placed 13th, while the women's squad was 26th.
For the men, Marshall Meyer led the Sand Sharks with an overall finish of 34th in 26 minutes, 34 seconds. Anthony Vecchio was 70th in 27:15, and John Critchlow was 76th in 27:18.
Also among the top 5 for USCB were Frank Tinsley (77th, 27:18) and Tommy Reeves (120th, 27:48).
Selena Hutson led the USCB women with a 45th overall finish in 19:47. Rounding out the USCB finishers were Jessica Brown (135th), Sarah Turrubiate (187th), Meleah Powers (191st) and Karina Swezicha (199th).
The Sand Sharks return to action in two weeks, traveling to the conference meet at Ave Maria.