Winner Area boys cross country team won the SESD championship. The meet was held Oct. 5 in Chamberlain.
Kade Watson led all runners as he took first place. Joseph Laprath took 7th, Kylar Meek, 8th; Chaz Blotsky, 17th and Hayden McMurtrey, 24th. In the girls race, Melanie Brozik took 15th.
Both Winner Area boys and girls cross country teams placed second at the Ethan/Parkston Invitational on Thursday. In the boys varsity race, Kade Watson took first place. Joseph Laprath was 3rd. Kylar Meek took 12th, Chaz Blotsky, 22nd and Hayden McMurtrey, 23rd.
In the junior high boys race, Matthew Calhoon was 9th. The Winner girls team was led by Sidda Schuyler as she took fourth place. She was followed by Melanie Brozik, 6th; Aryn Meiners, 8th; Meagan Blare, 15th.The region cross country meet will be Oct. 15 in Chamberlain at 2 p.m.