BLYTH – Stratford St. Michael cross-country running team captured three team titles, and two Warriors finished second overall in their respective races at the Madill Invitational here last Thursday.
The same Blyth course will host the Huron-Perth (Oct. 16) and WOSSAA (Oct. 23) meets.
Last Thursday, the St. Mikes Junior boys, Junior girls and Senior girls all finished first. The Warriors’ Midget girls were second as a team, while the Midget boys and Senior boys teams placed third.
There were some great individual results from Stratford and area runners.
St. Mikes’ Craig Klomp was second in the Senior boys race, and teammate Erin Kuepfer was second in the Junior girls race.
In Midget girls, Kate Szirmay-Kalos, of Stratford Central, finished second, while Brooke Overholt and Ashley Vito, of St. Mikes, were third and fourth, respectively.
In Midget boys, Sam Wyatt, of Stratford Central, placed second. Teammate Sebastian Perez-Valencia finished fifth.
Andrew McGuire, of Stratford Northwestern, was sixth and Brady Armstrong, of St. Mikes, seventh.
Helping the Warriors’ Junior girls win the team title were Natalie Dale (seventh) and Lauren Denstedt (ninth). Madison Smith, of Northwestern, was eighth.
In Junior boys, St. Mikes’ Mike Visser was sixth and teammate Shawn Van Herek was ninth.
Megan Dale, of the Warriors, was fourth in the Senior girls race, with teammate Emily Drake seventh. Cassandra Hinz, of Mitchell, placed sixth and Natalie Topp, of St. Marys, was eighth.
Taylor Cornwall, of St. Marys, was eighth in Senior boys.