Liberty’s boys cross country team placed three runners in the top 12 and won a Small Schools team title at the annual Frank Keyser Invitational at Boonsboro High School on Saturday.
Daniel Saxon was the Lions’ top finisher in sixth place, followed by John Lemaster (eighth) and Woodrow Kashima (12th). Matt Leonhart took 21st and Jake Lucas was 27th to round out Liberty’s scoring.
The Lions totaled 74 points, clipping River Hill (77) and third-place Century (109).
Century’s Zach Fenton finished third overall.
South Carroll was fifth with 155 points in the 22-team field. Francis Scott Key was 16th (486). Chris Scalzi was SC’s top runner in 10th place; FSK’s Jacob Watson was 62nd.
Westminster was fourth out of 23 Large Schools teams with 191 points. Noah Griffin finished 14th for the Owls.
Century’s girls were second in the Small Schools race after totaling 110 points, led by top finisher Natalie Poulton (16th). Maeve Lyons led Liberty with a sixth-place run, and the Lions took sixth.
South Carroll was fourth (147) thanks to Grace Siehler (15th place).
Key was 13th and Lakota Comeau was the Eagles’ top finisher in 68th place.
The Owls were 13th in the Large Schools standings. Erin McGrath finished 41st as Westminster’s top finisher.
Westminster 2, Damascus 1
Recap: At Damascus, Ava Boussy scored twice for the Owls (6-3-2), with assists from Hannah Green and Margie Spann. Sydney Popielski made two saves.
JV result: Westminster, 2-0.