Reading’s varsity and middle school boy’s and girl’s cross-country teams competed in the heat at the Leslie Invitational yesterday afternoon. On the varsity girl’s side, the Rangers placed fifth. Medaling for the girls were Maggie Steele (12th place – 26:14) and Emily Marquart (14th Place – 26:55). On the varsity boy’s side, Tyler Bays took 9th place with a time of 19:41. 6th grader Abby Spencer took 6th place in the 5th and 6th grade Middle School 2-mile race with a time of 16:40 while Brayden Wright took 7th place with a time of 15:35. 8th grader Kutter VanAken took 11th place in the boy’s Middle School 2-mile race with a time of 15:17. Abby Spencer was the lone ranger to earn a PR at the invite. Please look on athletic.net for complete race results. The Rangers return to competition this Saturday at the Mendon Invitational at 10am.