- Local Guide
OTTAWA — New Knoxville and St. Marys' cross country teams competed at the Ottawa-Glandorf Blue and Gold Cross Country Invitational on Saturday.
The New Knoxville boys scored 247 points for eighth in the Gold Division standings. St. Henry won with 46 points and Spencerville was ninth with 262 points. New Knoxville’s Isaac Kuntz finished third overall with a 16:41.
The St. Marys boys cross country team finished sixth in the Blue Division standings with 175 points.Nick Durkee led St. Marys with a 12th-place finish and a 17:04 time.
The New Knoxville girls team had three finishers in the top 21 of the girls gold race despite not having the required numbers to compete as a team. Cassie Boyle finished second overall with a 20:13 time.
The St. Marys girls cross country team finished seventh with 197 points. St. Marys’ Lexi Grothause paced the Rider girls with a 34th-place finish and 22:15 time.
Minster boys win at Eaton
EATON — The Minster boys had 40 points to win the section two standings by 29 points over second-place Russia in the 19-team section. Minster’s Andy Albers finished second overall to pace the Wildcats with a 16:34 time.
The Minster girls finished third with 114 points. Leah Niekamp paced Minster with a 13th-place finish and a 21:01 time.