The cross country teams of Osage, Camdenton and Versailles hit the course at Hermitage on Saturday looking to sharpen up their times.
The Osage boys finished third in the large school division out of eight teams while Camdenton took fourth and the Versailles boys place 14th out of 16 teams in the small school division. Meanwhile, the Osage girls finished second out of six teams in the large school division and Camdenton took fifth.
The Osage boys were led by sophomore Chase Grosvenor who took 10th out of 56 runners with a time of 18:40. Senior Derrick Puckett took 12th at 18:51, senior Payton Bartlett earned 18th at 19:05, junior Dale Lamp finished 27th at 20:08, senior Micah Lehenbauer finished right behind him in 28th at 20:09, senior Steven Crosby came in 34th at 20:41 and junior Steven Vickers rounded out the Indian times with a 37th place finish at 20:48.
The Camdenton boys were paced by the legs of sophomore Jake Thoenen who finished 13th with a time of 18:52. Sophomore Andrew DiBello placed 16th at 19 minutes, junior Garrett Mason came in 17th at 19:03, junior Samuel Gray finished 35th at 20:44 and junior Riley Head earned 43rd at 21:34.
Versailles senior Kendall Reger led the Tigers with a sixth place finish out of 129 runners at 18:39. Junior Colby Boicourt came in 60th at 21:2, senior Juan Comstock finished 86th at 22:29, sophomore Trent Hyman earned 110th at 24:24 and freshman Ricky Zago finished 129th at 32:12.
Leading the way for the Osage girls was junior Micah Hill who took seventh out of 41 runners with a time of 22:11. Sophomore Neveah Henley came in 11th at 23:30, freshman Alana Douglas took 13th at 23:53, sophomore Sarah Porter earned 15th at 24:01, senior Karlie Minnehan came in 16th at 24:05, junior Megan Douglas finished 25th at 25:09 and senior Madeira Miller rounded things up for the Indians at 26th with a time of 24:29.
Camdenton's Skyler Sweezor led the Lakers with an eighth place finish at 22:25. Freshman Cambrie Kowal took 14th at 23:55, sophomore Abigail Bellew came in 33rd at 26:40, junior Erika Nevens took 34th at 26:47 and sophomore Alicia Smythe finished 41st at 29:44.
Versailles will visit Moberly on Thursday at 4 p.m., and Camdenton will host School of the Osage on Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m.