By Danny Hirt
The Harper High School varsity girls’ and boys’ teams each won third place during cross country competition held Wednesday, Oct. 1, at Mason High School.
The HHS junior varsity girls captured second place in their race.
Top runner for the varsity girls in their two-mile race was Payton Reid who put in a time of 13:31 for seventh place. Meanwhile, Micah Middleton took 13th place in the varsity boys’ competition, putting in a time of 18:45 for the 3.1-mile course.
For the Ladyhorns’ junior varsity girls, Haylee Poorman topped her team with a time of 16:21, good enough for a 10th place finish. Teammate Leanna Montoya, who was also clocked at 16:21, ended the race just a nose behind Poorman for 11th.
Top-10 finishers for Harper in the eighth grade girls’ event were Delanie Dunning (fifth place in a time of 14:34) and Sara Walters (eighth place, 14:44).