The Eagles cross country team competed in their first race of the season last week – a 3,500 meter run – at Salisbury.

SoBoCo’s Cassey Poole won the girls race in 15:23, showing the same form that won her a silver medal at last spring’s state track meet. Other girls’ results include: Koyia Prince 13th, 17:26.85 and Karsen Mauney 31st 21:58.97.

Members of the Eagles boys cross country team break from the starting line at last week’s race at Salisbury.

The Eagles boys team won third place, just behind California and Father Tolton. Individual results include: Isaac Smith 4th with 13:09.46; Blake Schmidt 11th, 13:55.37; Jess Newkirk 12th, 13:55.64; Josh Sampsell 19th 14:14.03; Will Spry 61st 18:22.46. The Eagles run next week at Vienna and Linn.

By Bruce Wallace