Winner Area girls cross country team finished second in both the Big Dakota and Chamberlain Invite on Thursday.
Leading the varsity girls was Sidda Schuyler who placed 3rd; Chloe Bartels, 9th; Sam Schuyler, 12th; Jaclyn Laparth, 13th; Aryn Meiners, 19th; Meagan Blare, 46th.
Leading the varsity boys was Izak Moleterno who took 11th. He was followed by Kade Watson, 33rd; Dawson Phillips, 49th; Wyatt Turnquist, 64th.
Coach Jayd Schuyler says the Chamberlain/Big Dakota meet is a bigger version of the Region 4A meet.
“We ran well. Izak Moleterno keeps improving every race,” said Schuyler.
He said going into the meet the varsity girls knew there were five teams capable of winning the meet. “It came down to us and Todd County and we got edged by a point in the Class A scoring. It is shaping up to be an interesting region meet,” said Schuyler.