IDA GROVE - The Ridge View cross country boys placed fourth and the girls fifth at the recent Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove Cross Country Invitational here.
Woodbine claimed the girls team crown with 72 points, followed by East Sac County 75, IKM-Manning 103, OA-BCIG 120, Ridge View 125, SSC 138, Alta 1152, Boyer Valley 183, MVAO 189, PAC-PP 207, WC-KP-LB 244.
Some teams competed but did not field enough runners to qualify in the team race.
Jessie Mathes paced the Raptor girls, finishing fourth in 17:07, followed by Ashley Drey seventh in 16:42, Annie McAreavy 37th in 19:17, Michaela Else 42nd in 19:22, Meg Kohmehl 55th in 19:59, Kate Mathes 57th in 20:09.
In JV girls action for Ridge View, Taylor Henry was fifth in 21:36, Maddi Schubert 11th in 23:42, Tonya Redenius 10th in 23:13, and Hailey Clark 13th in 25:46.
In the Middle School girls race for Ridge View, Meaghan McCleary was 12th in 16:03, Coral deal 20th in 18:19, and Courtney Carstens 16th in 17:02.
In Middle School boys competition for the Raptors, Peytin Boyle was eighth in 13:30, Charlie Kliegl ninth in 13:33, Garret Lamp 16th in 14:51, Noah Frahm 20th in 15:19, Jonah Kistenmacher 23rd in 16:28, and Alex Burhop 24th in 16:32.