The Superior High School Spartans and Northwestern Tigers competed in the Rice Lake Cross Country Invitational on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at UW-Barron County in Rice Lake.

The Northwestern boys finished in second place as a team with 62 points. Osceola finished first with 35 points and Superior was sixth at 170.

The Tigers boys had two runners finish among the top five: Bennett Nelson was third in 18:10.5 and Justin Orme fifth in 18:15.8.

Amery’s Andrew Carlson won the race in 18:01.5. Superior’s Shane Leask finished 33rd in 19:08.4.

Menomonie won the girls team title with 60 points. Northwestern finished seventh (145) and Superior eighth (229).

Hudson’s Rachel Ball won the girls race in in 19:58.2. Northwestern’s Autumn Akim finished fourth in 21:09.5. Savannah Leopold was the top SHS girl, finishing 73rd in 25:12.8.

Superior will run again in the Tigers’ John Woodbury Invitational on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the Norwood Golf Course in Lake Nebagamon. The first race is scheduled for 4 p.m.

Rice Lake Invitational

Boys Team Scores

1. Osceola, 35; 2. Northwestern, 62; 3. Rice Lake, 75; 4. Hudson, 132; 5. Amery, 155; 6. Superior, 170; 7. Ashland, 191; 8. Menomonie, 194; 9. Chippewa Falls, 209; 10. Hayward, 276.

Top 5 Boys

1. Andrew Carlson, Amery, 18:01.5; 2. Quinn McDonald, Osceola, 18:02.5; 3. Bennett Nelson, NW, 18:10.5; 4. Derek Penzkover, RL, 18:10.7; 5. Justin Orme, NW, 18:15.8.

Superior’s Results

33. Shane Leask, 19:08.4; 39. Bryson Craker, 19:19.1; 73. Jonathan Rhodes, 20:40.9; 74. Jasen Bruzek, 20:41.8; 87. Samuel Johansen, 21:05.1; 88. Connor Krueger, 21:05.7; 101. Aidan Rusk, 21:28.7.

Northwestern’s Results

7. Bennet Nelson, 18:10.5; 10. Justin Orme, 18:15.8; 30. Koy Nelson, 19:07.1; 37. Preston Brilla, 19:15.7; 40. Jacob Kephart, 19:22.7; 59. Kieran Johnson, 20:08.1; 65. Emmett Johnson, 20:23.5.

Girls Team Scores

1. Menomonie, 60; 2. Hudson, 66; 3. Osceola, 66; 4. Amery, 123; 5. Chippewa Falls, 124; 6. Rice Lake, 129; 7. Northwestern, 145; 8. Superior, 229; Hayward, 230.

Top 5 Girls

1. Rachel Ball, Hudson, 19:58.2; 2. Rachel Ulrich, Osceola, 20:43.1; 3. Haley Mason, CF, 20:56.6; 4. Autumn Askim, NW, 21:09.5; 5. Emma Filipiak, Hudson, 21:23.1.

Superior’s Results

73. Savannah Leopold, 25:12.8; 79. Josie DeGraef, 25:34.2; 82. Kaylee Eisel, 25:48.5; 87. Hannah Craker, 26:01; 107. Grace Lemke, 27:04.9; 127. Grace Hansen, 28:03.8.

Northwestern’s Results

5. Autumn Askin, 21:09.5; 20. Kennedy Nelson, 22:21.9; 71. Holly Klomhaus, 25:11.3; 76. Maura Lubbers, 25:19.8; 83. Emma Mickus, 25:49.9; 85. Ruby Moore, 25:56.8; 133. Paige Johnson, 28.47.