Runners first and fifth at St. John’s

From left, Mary Miller and Halle Geyen both won bread by finishing in the top 10 at St. John’s University. The girls team won the meet for the second year in a row.

 The Maple Lake girls cross country team cruised to a first-place finish at the Fr. Otto Weber Cross Country Invitational at St. John’s Prep for the second year in a row, Thursday, Sept. 29.
Led by Irish senior Halley Geyen, the team garnered only 35 points compared to runner-up St. Cloud Apollo who finished with 60. Eight complete teams competed.
Geyen finished third overall in a time of 21:52, but only seconds behind her was Mary Miller, an eighth grader, who crossed the finish line in 21:58 for fourth place.
Maple Lake continued to dominate the top 10 with Ava Mergen’s fifth-place finish in 22:13.

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