Both the West Central Trojan cross country teams finished in the top five at the Alcester-Hudson Cross Country Invite on Monday, September 20th. Nine teams competed in both the girls and boys divisions at the Alcester Golf Course.
The girls team finished second with 28 points. Vermillion won the girl’s title with six points. Canton was third with 34 points. The boys finished with 37 team points and finished fourth. Beresford won the boy’s division with 17 points. Dakota Valley was second with 19 points, and Vermillion placed third with 32 points.
Maelee Krempges had a sixth place finish individually with a time of 21:43.23. Aubrey Borns was 10th in a time of 22:02.60. Drew Caffrey placed 12th with a finish of 22:20.32. Elizabeth Johnson was 14th with a time of 22:56.22, and Ellie McDonald placed 18th with a time of 23:13.87.
Ben Strunk finished in the top five with a fifth place finish at 17:27.24. Jonathon Roth was 13th with a time of 18:27.06. Griffin Stallman placed 23rd in 19:37.13. Blake Stark was 29th at 20:16.83 just edging out Jacob Peterson at 20th place with a time of 20:16.94.
The Trojans will be in Dell Rapids for the Dell Rapids Invite on Wednesday, September 22nd.