POCAHONTAS - The Alta-Aurelia varsity boys placed second at the Pocahontas Invitational Cross Country Meet run here last week, scoring 59 points to South Cental Calhoun's winning total of 31 team points. Ridge View placed 4th in the Boys varsity competition, scoring 96 points.
Jason Kenny of Ridge View placed 4th overall individually, covering the 5k distance in a time of 17:57.72, while teammate Christian Egger took 5th, with a time of 18:03.12. Also for the Raptors varsity boys, Sergio Carbajal was 19th, in 19:06.80, while Charlie Kliegl was 33rd, Zach Kenny was 41st, Alex Burhop was 53rd and Jonah Kistenmacher was 55th.
Prairie Valley won the Girls' Varsity race, scoring 33 team points, while Alta-Aurelia placed 6th and Ridge View 8th.
Rachel Hart was the top finisher for the Ridge View girls' varsity, as she finished 23rd with a time of 19:38.10 for the 4k distance. Kate Mathes finished 29th, with a time of 20:05.34; Rachel Boyle was 30th, in 20:10.18, while Susie Collier finished 37th, Melissa Brandt 39th, Sami Nieberhaus 41st and Angela Livezey 45th.
Individual results from Alta-Aurelia runners were not available.