The Junction City cross country team ran in the Salina Invitational on Saturday. At the meet, the Blue Jays set 28 new personal records. The Junction City High School cross country team competed in the Salina Invitational on Saturday morning. With ideal racing conditions with sunny clear skies and the temperature hovering around 45 degrees, the team put together their best performances of the season.
The day began with Cassidy Eschliman and Malia Silva running in the girls’ varsity race. Eschliman finished in 29th running a season-best 22:40 while Silva ran a new career PR of 23:57 finishing in 38th place.
The girls’ junior varsity finished third in the race. They were lead by Mariah Parrott who ran 22:59 and finished in 6th place.
Girls JV results
|24.||Murin Burkett||25:13 SR|
|43.||Haley Sowder||28:43 SR|
The boys’ varsity team was feeling good during the second race of the day. They placed 7th as a team. The boys set four new PRs during the race and three season-best.
|49.||Ja Veon Richardson||19:31PR|
The boys junior varsity finished in 4th place. The JV boys set 17 new PRs and one season record. They were lead by Abner Gonzalez and Jett Harter.
|32.||Bryan Gonzalez||20:29 SR|
|78.||Ja Shean Richardson||23:00PR|