The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta Tiger cross country teams took two third-place finishes at the Sauk Centre Invitational Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the old Sauk Centre Country Club in Sauk Centre.

Noah Stewart took third overall in the boys race with a time of 17:02.6 while Maddie Carrington took third overall in the girls race with a time of 20:43.9.

The Tigers had three new season bests set and one first timer set her season best. Bradley Rohloff went from an 18:41.8 at the Sept. 22 Milaca Mega Meet to a new season best 18:23.3 in Sauk Centre. Jared Boots went from a 19:03.5 at the Sept. 22 Milaca Mega Meet to a new season best 19:01.1 in Sauk Centre. On the girls side, Caryn Marty improved her season best 24:09.2 set in Milaca to a new season record of 22:59.2 and Isabel Fynboh ran in her first varsity meet of the season and finished with a time of 23:17.9.

The Tigers are next competing at the Benson Invitational at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at the Benson Golf Course in Benson.

Sauk Centre Invite

BOYS TEAM SCORING – (1) East Grand Forks 47 (2) Melrose 77 (3) Morris Area / Chokio-Alberta 84 (4) St. Cloud Cathedral 85 (5) Osakis 142 (6) Pierz 162 (7) Rocori 186 (8) Royalton 186 (9) Sauk Centre 241 (10) St. John’s Prep 243 (11) Long Prairie-Grey Eagle

TOP FIVE – (1) Tyson Mahar, EGF 16:46.1 (2) Cole Nowacki, EGF 16:48.2 (3) Noah Stewart, MACA 17:02.6 (4) Chris Borash, Royalton 17:12.4 (5) PReston Poepping, Melrose 17:18.4

MORRIS/C-A – (3) Stewart 17:02.6 (11) Ben Hernandez 17:57.7, Solomon Johnson 18:22.7, Bradley Rohloff 18:23.3, Jared Boots 19:01.1, Thomas Tiernan 19:33.2, Colton Wohlers 20:52.0

GIRLS TEAM SCORING – (1) East Grand Forks 50 (2) Sauk Centre 73 (3) Morris Area / Chokio-Alberta 93 (4) Pierz 123 (5) Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 151 (6) Osakis 156 (7) St. Cloud Cathedral 160 (8) Melrose 173 (9) Royalton 173 (10) Rocori 242 (11) St. John’s Prep 342

TOP FIVE – (1) Katherine Geist, Crookston 19:20 (2) Sophia Kluver, Sauk Centre 20:38.1 (3) Maddie Carrington, MACA 20:43.9 (4) Marin Garrett, EGF 20:56.8 (5) McKenna Langerud, EGF 21:01.5

MORRIS/C-A – (3) Maddie Carrington 20:43.9 (10) Meredith Carrington 21:42.5, Caryn Marty 22:59.2, Malory Anderson 23:04.0, Kaylie Raths 23:14.1, Crystal Nohl 23:14.9, Isabel Fynboh 23:17.9

JUNIOR HIGH GIRLS – (9) Meghan Goulet 16:03.1 (10) Anna Jordan 16:32.7

JUNIOR HIGH BOYS – Cole Hawks 12:46.8, Gavin Stallman 13:32.8, Angel Villagomez 13:57.6, Matthew Pecina 14:02.9, Zach Hughes 15:11.5, Ethan Koehler 15:17.5, Jake Seales 15:22.6

JV BOYS – Reid Tolifson 21:36.0, Micah Aanerud 21:47.1, Tyce Anderson 21:48.3, Pierce Richards 22:10.1, Hunter Pederson 23:50.2, Kaeden Fischer 24:32.9, Sam Jordan 24:51.9

JV GIRLS – (1) Hailey Werk 23:18.7 (2) Katya Lackey 23:19.4 (3) Anna Backman 24:04.4 (4) Betsie Altamirano 24:38.7, Victoria Vargas 27:05.6, Bobbi Wohlers 28:34.6, Ally Garcia 29:01.0