The host Bruins won the championship in Saturday’s St. Bede Mixed Classic with 43 points to defeat Princeton (57) and Ohio (77).
St. Bede’s Sam Lucus won the race with a time of 18:40 with Leo Lopez (19:06) taking third and Sam Brolley (19:31) fifth. Princeton’s Mason Hunt (19:13) placed fourth with Alex Biggs (19:38) sixth and Andrew Birkey (19:54) seventh.
Princeton’s Kathryn Krieger was the first female finisher, placing seventh overall in 23:08. She was followed by Ohio’s Caitlin Quarton (24:04), St. Bede’s Laura Sickley (24:39) and Hannah Read (25:57).
“It got a little wet out there, but I thought we had some decent efforts,” PHS coach Pat Hodge said.
At Peoria: Bureau Valley’s Regan Weidner claimed third place in Saturday’s Peoria Heights Invitational at Detweiller Park. She had a time of 18 minutes, 28 seconds to follow Midwest Central’s Cassie Mundekis (18:09) and Ottawa Marquette’s Dani Aurit (18:26).
Hall finished 14th out of 25 teams, paced by 24th Katie Hoffert (20:05), 58th Jacquie Wallaert (21:20) and 61st Paige Orlandi (21:25). BV placed 19th of 25 teams with Katelin Johnson (21:43) placing 76th and Riley Francis (22:26) taking 94th.
Hall’s Al Baldonado (eighth, 16:07) and Joseph Parrochetti (ninth, 16:08) cracked the boys’ top 10 with BV’s Ryan Taylor (16:28) placing 20th. The Storm placed sixth and Hall ninth as a team.