ALTA - The Alta-Aurelia boys finished second in the Boys varsity team standings at the Twin Lakes Conference Cross Country meet held here on Saturday, while the Warrior girls earned 4th place.
South Central Calhoun finsihed ahead of the A-A boys, totaling 34 team points to the Warriors' 50, and Prairie Valley, Pocahontas Area/Pomerly-Palmer, and South Central Calhoun finished ahead of the Alta-Aurelia girls.
Individually for the A-A Varsity boys, sophomore Ross Friedrich finished second, with a time of 17:55.14 over the 5k course, while Tyler Larson finsihed 7th, with a time of 18:30.57; another sophomore, Michael Swanson, finished 13th with a time of 18:47.96; Jason Van Haaften was 14th, in 19:00.37; two more sophomores,Trenton Delp and Sean Berg, respectively, finished 17th, with a time of 19:12.21, and 22nd, in 19:26.96; and Nathan Flaherty finished 29th, with a time of19:54.88.
Chayce Glienke led the Alta-Aurelia girls with her 6th place time of 17:53.09 for the 4k course, while freshman Reghan Harms finsihed 21st, with a time of 19:05.59. Also running for Alta-Aurelia were junior Ali Turnquist, who ran a time of 19:44.71, good for 29th place; and three more freshmane - Abby Hill (28th, 19:43.40), Katie Post (31st, 19:51.88) and Hannah Nelson (40th, 21:38.42).
Alta-Aurelia also had three boys place in the boys jv race, with Josh Baxter taking 2nd place, finishing the 5k course in a time of 20:09.85; Matthew Swanson finishing 4th, with a time of 20:45.68; and Alex Larson taking 6th place, with his time of 22:09.33,
In the Middle School 3200 Meter boys race, Alta-Aurelia's John Tuttle placed 3rd, with a time of 12:48.10; Cooper Siebrecht finished 5th, with a time of 13:11,28; and Jaden Henrichs placed 18th, running in a time of 14:29.37.
In the Girls Middle School 3200 Meter race, Alta-Aurelia's Mary Barnes and Cynthia Placido finished 9th and 10th, respectively, with times of 15:26.98 and 15:35.86 .