Ferry, St. C. run at Claymont

URICHSVILLE – Martins Ferry freshman Jacob Bishop raced to a fourth-place finish Saturday morning in the Boys’ Small School division at the Claymont Early Bird Cross Country Invitational.

Bishop’s finish in 17:17 helped the Purple Riders to a fourth-place finish in the team standings behind St. Thomas Aquinas, Sandy Valley and Canton CC.

Ferry’s Jamie Truchan was eighth (20:59) in the girls’ race.

St. Clairsville rookie Kevin Simpson was 11th (17:12) in the Boys’ Big School event, while Joanna Vincenzo was the Red Devils’ top finisher (28th, 22:28) in the girls’ race.