MILFORD - Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn/Remsen-Union's Sarah Bird placed 19th to earn a varsity medal at last week's Okoboji Cross Country Meet in Milford, clocking a 19:40 time over the 2.4 miles.
Other top varsity finishers for the MMC girls were Alissa McDermott 44th in 23:35, Anna Wilcox 46th in 23:59, Jill Addison 47th in 24:10, Jeri Welp 51st in 28:15, and Chrstina Wilkens 52nd in 28:31.
In girls JV competition for MMC/RU, Nicki Schwarz was second in 19:28, followed by Sydney Roberts third in 20:03, and Heather Hoefling fifth in 20:35. All three Eagle runners earned JV medals. Mallory Roseen was 26th in 29:43.
For the MMC/RU boys varsity runners, Zach Kellog was 24th in 25:20, followed by Mitch Brady 27th in 25:38, and Tyler Pearson 31st in 26:08.
In boys JV action for the eagles, 8th grader Ben Brady was 8th in 22:59 to medal, and Nathan Ruba was 13th in 23:57.
"Our runners ran good, competitive races and gave their best on a hot day," said veteran MMC/RU cross country coach Ric Collins. "We have more runners who missed the meet. We hope to see them run next week."