POCAHONTAS - The Ridge View boys placed first and the girls third in their respective divisions at the Pocahontas Area/Pomeroy-Palmer Cross Country Invitational here Saturday.
The Raptors won the team title with 87 points, followed by South Central Calhoun 89, Manson NW Webster 94, Alta 96, Sioux Central 122, PAC-PP 132, Prairie Valley 135.
Jessie Mathes led the Ridge View girls with a 3rd place finish in a time of 16:34, followed by Ashley Drey 4th in 16:48, Rachel Hunt 26th in 19:02, Annie McAreavy 27th in 19:09, Michaela Else 32nd in 19:27, Kate Mathes 35th in 19:34, and Taylor Henry 46th in 20:35.
Charlie Kliegl paced the Ridge View Middle School boys, placing 8th in 13:41, and Meaghan McCleary led the Middle School girls, placing 14th in 17:44.
Prairie Valley won the girls varsity team title with 75 points, followed by Sioux Central 84, Ridge View 92, SSC 97, Alta 102, PAC-PP 126, and Manson NW Webster 183.