On a hot day with a new course the Simley Cross Country teams competed at the Metro East Preview Meet at St. Croix Bluffs Park.
In the coed Jr. High 2k, the Sam Wegenknecht was third overall while Skyler Arneson was the first female finisher!
In the girls race, overcoming the heat, captain Brekken Grathen finished 10th overall, followed by teammates Julia Myers, Crystal Bonilla Rios, Abi Lindquist, Grace Raab, and Ana Alvear. In the boys race, Nathan Schauer led the team for the 3rd time this season. He was followed by Gabe Alvear and Kaiden Schrandt, with Alvear having his best race of the season.
Jacob Scheffer was 4th, followed shortly by Captain Carter Bollmann and Griffin Wormer, who continues to have a great season. The girls finished 4th overall and the boys were 7th, but not far out of 4th. The teams next race is next Saturday at the Milaca Mega Meet, one of the largest high school cross country meets in the US.
Full results of todays meet can be found here http://raceberryjam.com/indexcc.html