On a beautiful day at Corwin Nixon Park in Mason, OH a young group of varsity runners battled against 14 other teams in a highly competitive field. The team placed 6th and were led by a sophomore duo of Hannah Mangen (33rd, 20:21) and Katie Jauch (34th, 20:22), who both ran new PR’s over the challenging course. Next in for the Elks was a freshmen duo of Nikki Jindal (38th, 20:24) and Maddie Little (40th, 20:25). The scoring 5 was rounded out by Megan Kafka (71st, 21:30). Additionally, Leah Vanbeysterveldt (80th, 21:45) and Claire Maxwell (81st, 21:46) rounded out the varsity.
Also competing on Saturday was a group of 9th/10th Open runners, who placed 4th out of 17 teams and were led by Layla Emmert (11th, 22:24). The 11th/12th Open runners placed 5th out of 13 teams and were led by Brenna Lankford (4th, 21:30).