Led by a second and third from David Lazalde and Garrett Spears, the McDonald County High School boys' cross-country team took third place at the Cassville Cross Country Invitational held Oct. 4 in Cassville.
Lazalde took second in a time of 17:25 to nip Spears by a single second. The Mustangs' third runner was Bryce Berryhill in 13th place overall in a time of 18:07. He was followed by Jackson Behm, 32nd, 19:44; Tyler Moritz, 55th, 22:01; Eli Jackson, 63rd, 23:15; and Justin Smith, 65th, 23:26.
Kolin Overstreet won the individual title with a time of 16:12.
East Newton won the team title with 35 points followed by Cassville with 89, McDonald County 90, Lamar 101, Southwest 104, Monett 125, Mount Vernon 166, Aurora 216, Joplin McAuley 222 and Exeter 287.
Natalie Staib led the McDonald County girls, taking 18th place in a time of 24:07. The only other girl running for McDonald County was Addy Mick, who took 27th in a time of 24:55.
Kaci Singer of Aurora won the girls' race in a time of 20:11.
In the boys' junior varsity race, Ryan King was 17th in 23:31 and Matthew McCall was 22nd in 28:08.Sports on 10/11/2018
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