Panther boys wins NR InviteThe Ellsworth boys cross country team won the New Richmond Invitational Thursday with two top-10 finishes and a score of 66 points.
By: Red Wing Republican-Eagle sports staff, Pierce County Herald
NEW RICHMOND - The Ellsworth boys cross country team won the New Richmond Invitational Thursday with two top-10 finishes and a score of 66 points.
Matt Priest took second overall and Jay Pavloski placed ninth as the Panthers claimed the meet title over Prescott, which finished with 101 points.
“Great way to start the season at a very competitive meet,” Ellsworth head coach Jon Dodge said. “All the conference schools competed at this meet along with several other strong schools.”
The Panthers girls team took fifth out of 15 teams with Cassie Lofgren leading the team with a 25th-place finish. Kennedy Kowalchyk added a 29th-place finish.
Prescott finished second in the boys meet with runner Cole Hauenstein winning the title. Spring Valley's Breanna Colbenson took first in a time of 14:33 and Prescott's Victoria Simones placed third. The SV girls finished third as a team.
For more on the meet, read the Sept. 14 edition of Pierce County Herald.