The Neosho seventh and eighth grade cross country teams competed at the first Tri-County Junior High Cross Country Championship meet at the Lakes Cross Country Course on Saturday in Neosho.
The 1.5-mile competition saw the top 15 individual runners in each division receive a medal and plaques were awarded to the top three schools in each division.
The eighth grade boys took second place in their division with a team score of 42 points.
Individual results for the eighth grade boys were: 8th place, Joby Paul 9:43; 14, Tyler Burr 10:08; 20, Seth Van Story 10:34; 21, Trenton Cook 10:37; 22, Adam Haddock 10:44.
Also earning a plaque was the eighth grade girls, who finished in third place with 42 points. Regan Rogers won the individual competition for the Lady Wildcats in a time of 10:25. Other individuals for Neosho were: 7, Anne Vernon 11:01; 10, Katelyn Lowe 11:24; 23, Grace Box 12:50; 25, Kiana Hutchens 13:09.
The seventh grade boys took second as a team. Sam Townsend took third in 9:53, followed by: 13, Gerardo Chairez 10:47; 14, Grant Guillory 11:03; 17, Gant Scudder 11:38; 21, Braxton Pennington 11:54.
The seventh grade girls took fifth place: 13, Heather Bruce 12:21; 16, Katy Bohannon 12:34; 20, Leah Ewing 13:06; 21, Chloe Auch 13:07; 26, Lizet Arteaga (no time listed).