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CROSS COUNTRY ROUNDUP: Dallas teams place seventh

Both Dallas teams placed seventh during the NEPA Invitational cross country meet Saturday at Bloomsburg University.

Hazleton Area’s Jillian Wolk and Elk Lake’s Justice Johnson had the best individual finishes while the Hazleton Area girls joined the Dallas boys as the top finishers among District 2 teams.

Dallas was seventh and Hazleton Area 12th among 20 full teams in the boys standings.

Elk Lake did not have a full team, but Johnson placed 12th and Dylan Way 40th in the 139-runner field.

Ben Bradley was 27th to lead Dallas, which had Aiden Cotter, Ryan Borton, J.T. Wysocki and Peter Federici come in between 45th and 51st.

Nicholas Hebel was 33rd and Russell Blew 62nd to lead Hazleton Area.

Hazleton Area was sixth, Dallas seventh and Elk Lake 10th out of 15 girls teams.

Wolk was 10th and Hazleton Area teammate Milanna Daiute 11th out of 123 girls

Sarah Williams was 15th, Olivia Thomas 27th and Julianna Sobocinski 32nd to lead Dallas.

Makayla Wagner was 33rd, Sidney Upright 35th and Mackenzie Strohl 38th for Elk Lake.

Blue Ridge and Montrose entered the McQuaid Invitational in Rochester, N.Y.

Montrose placed three girls in the top 25 and had Nate Sinkovich placed eighth in the varsity A-1 races for small schools.

Paige Brewer was 11th, Daegan Giannone 22nd and Stephanie Summerville 25th out of 260.

Sinkovich was eighth and James Bixby 47th in the 317-runner field.

Blue Ridge was part of the varsity A-2 races, which included 357 boys and 274 girls.

Heather Bowker was 24th and Duncan Geyer 32nd to lead the boys while Emma Piechocki was 26th in the girls race.

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