SPRINGVILLE—The girls cross country team defeated Iroquois by a score of 26-32 on Oct. 17. Elle Russell finished first overall and broke the school record of the course. Corrin Sacilowski finished second, running through an injury to take fourth overall. Evelyn Smith and Gwen Fruehauf ran solid races to ensure the win. Jaime Dickinson and Grace Wotjkowiak moved up during the second half of the race to take key spots in scoring for the team.
The boys team also won by a margin of 22-35, against the much larger school. Brett Russell led the pack of runners including Nick Abdo, Mikey Evans and Zack Peterman who all finished before Iroquois’ second runner. Nathan Myers and Austin Yetter raced well on the tough course.
The team will now take advantage of the 10 day racing break to get ready for ECICs and then Sectionals.