Newark Catholic will begin the season with its annual Invitational on Saturday at Bryn Du Mansion in Granville.
The high school meets will have 22 teams represented. In addition to host NC, area teams competing are Newark, Granville Christian, Heath, Utica, Licking Valley and Northridge.
The meet begins with the high school boys varsity race at 9 a.m., and the girls varsity race follows at 9:40 a.m. The reserve races are at 10:20 a.m. and 11 a.m., and the middle school races conclude the day at 11:30 a.m. and noon.