The Hays High girls cross country team placed six runners in the top 11 of the McPherson Invitational on Thursday to win the meet.
Amelia Jaeger led the Indians with a second-place finish, clocking a 21:40. Allison Shubert took fourth in 22:10 while Landri Dotts was sixth (22:22), Claire Shippy was seventh (22:29), Yesenia Maldonado was eighth (22:32) and Jaycine Watson was 11th (23:00).
“Great meet for our Lady Indians today,” Hays High coach Jerold Harris said. “Our five-person pack time of 52 seconds is a season best.”
Brayden Hines led the Hays High boys with a fifth-place finish in 19:04. Hays placed fourth in the team standings. Salina Central won the boys team title.
“Very pleased with our guys’ effort today,” Harris said. “Many of them ran season best times and continue to show improvement week to week.”
The Indians will compete in the Junction City meet on Oct. 5.