AURORA — Lakeview and Schuyler had to deal with less-than-ideal conditions Thursday during the Central Conference cross country meet in Aurora.
Although the rain held off, the teams still faced puddles and a wet running surface in the 5-kilometer race at Poco Creek Golf Course.
The Vikings finished fifth in both the boys and girls team standings while the Warriors were fourth in the boys standings and ninth in the girls.
Luis Neave and Landon Vogt medaled for Lakeview, finishing 10 and 13th with times of 17 minutes, 58.33 seconds and 18:08.20, respectively. Jacob Kapels was 19th in 18:29.85 and Cody Schaad was 29th in 18:58.04 to round out the team score of 71 points.
Schuyler had three medalists on the boys side as Nesrudin Yusuf (fourth in 17:37), Cristobal Gonzalez (11th in 17:59.29) and Miguel Carrasco (12th in 18:02.6) all finished in the top 15. Kenneth Castro also contributed to the team score, finishing 40th with a time of 19:15.46.
Ali Loseke earned a medal for the Lakeview girls, crossing the finish line in 21:23.25. Makenna Frenzen was 20th in 22:46.01, Mikki Nelson finished 39th in 24:51.73 and Marina Jimenez was 44th in 25:30.47 for the Vikings.
Edith Oliden led the Schuyler girls, finishing fifth in 21:11.70. Yessica Rodriguez (37th in 24:40.22), Roxana Galdamez (47th in 26:55.2) and Crystal Carrillo (50th in 30:25.39) also ran for the Warriors.
Both Lakeview and Schuyler compete in their district meets Thursday for a chance to go to state. Lakeview runs in Wayne while Schuyler is in Elkhorn.
MCCOOK — Henry Adabo and Lucas Miller earned medals Friday for Columbus High at the Greater Nebraska Athletic Conference cross country meet.
Adabo finished the 5-kilometer race in fifth in 17 minutes, 25 seconds and Miller was 14th in 17:43. Antonio Jiminez was 21st in 18:04, Roman Ramirez was 23rd in 18:07 and Douglas Davidchik was 24th in 18:09 as the Discoverers finished fourth with 87 points, a point behind Hastings.
Kearney won the boys title with 60 points and Norfolk took the girls title with 58 points.
Beatriz Garcia led the Columbus girls to a sixth-place finish with 150 points. Garcia was 18th in 22:14. Makenna Loften finished 28th in 22:46 and Gracie Luebbe was 32nd in 23:04. Natalie Jarecke and Emily Hall rounded out the CHS team score, finishing 33rd and 39th, respectively, with times of 23:07 and 23:44.
Columbus heads to Seward on Thursday for its district meet.