By: John Raffel
Beal City junior high runners close out strong season
The Beal City Middle School Cross Country athletes closed out their season on Friday at the Alma College Scottie Classic Invitational with all eight runners posting season best two-mile times. Owen Gross placed 5th in the Small School Division as he broke 12:00 for the first time at 11:49.2. The Lady Aggies took home runner-up hardware behind only St. Louis in the Small School race. Kaylee Locke (11:49.9) and Tailor Onstott (11:50.3) joined Owen in dipping below 12:00 for the first time to place first and second while Genevieve Lasater also placed in the top-10 at 7th in 13:26.5. Rylee Sisco (14:04.3) and Haylee Long (14:44.4) rounded out the scoring five while Emma Carlson (14:55.9) and Addyson Zuker (15:35.4) completed a full set of season’s bests.