BOONE, N.C. – Isaac Benz crossed first overall to lead App State men’s cross country to the team title at the Blue Ridge Open on Friday.
The Mountaineers hosted the dual meet with Marshall, with the Mountaineers finishing with 15 points and the Thundering Herd finishing with 49 points. In all, the Mountaineers claimed the top-five finishers.
Benz finished first overall by just under 12 seconds in 25:57.00. Ryan Brown was second in 26:09.62 and Dwayne Lillie placed third with a time of 26:10.24.
Michael Flanagan recorded a fourth place finish in 26:28.88 and Ben Cignarale was right behind in fifth with a time of…