The Mt. Vernon boys cross country team triumphed at the Pendleton Heights Invitational Wednesday night in an 18-team field. New Palestine finished fifth.
Marauders junior Aaron Rush won the race in 16:40. Coming in just behind him was Dragons sophomore Samuel Voelz with a time of 17:07.
Also finishing in the top 20 for the Marauders were junior Christian Noble (4th), senior Jake Russell (12th) and juniors Brian Bozymski (18th), Brendan O’Bryhim (16th) and Brandt True (19th).