The Keota Cross Country team went to the Washington invite, and the girls finished fifth.
The leading girls runner for Keota was Madison Sieren in 34th with a time of 19:46. Other Keota scorers were Sierra Lyle in 39th, Bree Reed in 49th, Mallory Ladehoff in 50th and Mariah Lyle in 52nd.
On the boy’s side, they only had three runners in the race. Darrin Hammen was the top runner for the Eagles with a time of 19:25, good for 40th. Other Keota runners were Grant Hill in 70th and Ryan Chalupa in 78th.
Head coach Angela Lyle spoke after the race about her teams running the hills at this course.
“In Keota there is basically no hills, we have a cemetery that has a couple hills and we run those and do the best we can and do interval training to try and simulate it, but we do the best we can,” Lyle said.