The Superior High School cross country team ran in the 20th annual Eveleth Lions Invitational Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Eveleth Golf Course.

The Spartan boys finished in fourth place and the girls were fifth. Cloquet won both team titles.

The top finisher for the SHS boys was Shane Leask, who finished in 13th place in 19 minutes, 10-4 seconds. Jordan Allen of Cloquet won the race in 17:06.2.

Savannah Leopold was the top Spartan girl, finishing in 20th place in 23:56.5. Hermantown’s Brita Birkeland won the race in 20:55.2.

Up next for Superior is the Rice Lake Invitational at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, on the UW-Barron campus.



20th Annual Eveleth Lions Invitational

Class AA Boys Team Scores

1. Cloquet, 22; 2. Duluth Denfeld, 70; 3. Duluth East, 71; 4. Superior, 110; 5. Hibbing, 128; 6. Hermantown, 152.

Top 5 Individuals

1. Jordan Allen, Clo., 17:06.2; 2. Isaac Fink, DD, 17:36.9; 3. Jesse Bahen, Clo., 17:56.2; 4. Evan Leonidas, DE, 17:57.6; 5. Cale Prosen, Clo., 18:03.8.

Superior Results

13. Shane Leask, 19:10.4; 18. Bryson Craker, 19:28.5; 23. Jonathan Rhodes, 20:00.5; 27. Aidan Rusk, 20:16.3; 29. Jasen Bruzek, 20:27.8; 33. Connor Krueger, 20:54.7; 34. Samuel Johansen, 20:56.1.

Class AA Girls Team Scores

1. Cloquet, 47; 2. Duluth East, 52; 3. Hibbing, 61; 4. Hermantown, 70; 5. Superior, 128.

Top 5 Individuals

1. Brita Birkeland, Hermantown, 20:55.2; 2. Tracy Harmony, Clo., 20:58.0; 3. Lauren Cawcutt, Clo., 21:19.6; 4. Addie Peterson, Herm., 21:35.2; 5. Crystal Kaczmarczyk, DE, 21:45.3.

Superior’s Results

20. Savannah Leopold, 23:56.5; 24. Josie DeGraef, 24:31.4; 25. Kaylee Eisel, 24:53.1; 29. Grace Hansen, 25:21.2; 30. Hannah Craker, 25:22; 33. Grace Lemke, 26:22.3; 34. Kennedy Flowers, 26:28.1.