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The St. Marys Area cross country teams swept the Brookville squads in a meet held at Brookville on Tuesday.
The Dutchmen defeated the Raiders by a 22-34 score, while the Lady Dutch downed the Lady Raiders 19-36.
SMAâ€™s Adair Gennocro won the girlsâ€™ meet with a time of 21:22. Katie Zents of Brookville was next with a time of 22:32. St. Marys took the next four spots to win the meet: at third was Kaley Williams in 24:04, followed by Michaela Rupprecht in 27:47, Cassie Wonderling in 28:57 and Rachel Schreiber with 29:12.
Dutchman Justin Huey won the boysâ€™ race with a time of 18:58. Alec Foster of the Dutch placed second with a time of 19:10. Third place went to Shane Hummel of the Raiders, with his teammate Nick Gursky taking fourth in 19:42. Dylan Shields of the Dutch rounded out the top five with a time of 19:51.
Nathan McFadden of the Dutch was sixth in 20:05, followed by Justin Ransel of Brookville in 20:32 in seventh, Konstantin Deyev of the Dutch with 21:08 in eighth, and Tyler Kidder of Brookville in 21:21 in ninth place. Rounding out the top ten was Jon Prechtl of the Dutch in 22:01.
Jordan Agosti of the Dutch placed 16th in 24:49, while teammate Jeff Wagner was 17th in 28:38.
â€śThe course was nice, the weather was great and the competition was friendly,â€ť said St. Marys coach Stan Foster. â€śWe were able to work on some key factors that will help us in the District meet in a couple of weeks.â€ť
â€śJustin Huey and Jon Prechtl will celebrate their final dual meet and final home course meet next Tuesday for Senior Night against Brockway and Ridgway,â€ť Foster added.
The Dutch are now 8-4 on the year, while the Lady Dutch are now 7-3 on the season. St. Marys will host Brockway and Ridgway next Tuesday at 4:15 p.m.