By Brett Hart
Amery's cross country teams competed at the 13-team Eau Claire North Husky Invite on Sept. 7. The boys placed 12th, led by senior Andrew Carlson, who placed eighth among 12th graders and 18th overall with a time of 17:05.3. Logan Dockendorf was fifth among freshman boys, recording a 44th place overall time of 18:14.4.
Also competing for the boys' squad were Henry Budke (75th overall, 19:03.6), Aidan Ziegler (81st overall, 19:35.4), Grant Hoff (84th overall, 19:44.2), Jonathan Lorsung (88th overall, 20:03.3) and Jens Bjorge (90th overall, 20:23.5).
Ninety nine runners competed in the boys' race.
The girls team earned an 11th-place finish, led by senior Lydia Monson. Monson recorded a time of 21:02.3, marking the eighth fastest time by a senior and earning her a 33rd-place overall finish in a field of 101 runners. Sophomore Jaidyn McAlpine was just three places behind her with a time of 21:06.3.
Also competing for the Amery girls were Abby Braaten (60th , 22:15.3), Megan Osero (69th 22:43.2), Grace Carlson (71st, 23:11.0), Libby Braaten (23:11.5) and Annika Schwartz (24:37.5).
Hudson 76, Osceola 85, Menomonie 95, Eau Claire Memorial 95, New Richmond 145, Chippewa Falls 150, La Crosse Logan 166, Eau Claire North 210, Wausau East 226, River Falls 231, Amery 269, Rice Lake 270, Regis 405
River Falls 56, La Crosse Logan 76, Eau Claire Memorial 95, New Richmond 111, Hudson 137, Osceoal 169, Regis 197, Rice Lake 199, Eau Claire North 213, Menomonie 231, Chippewa Fa