Cross country races at Emporia Invitational and Rim Rock

Abby Turner, Reporter

Submitted by Sydney Blair
The girls cross country team prepares for their meet the night before. The girls placed fourth at Emporia and 23 at Rim Rock.

At the Emporia Invitational on Thursday, the girls team took fourth and the boys team took sixth.

Sophomore Anna Reimer and senior Carson Pierce placed 24 and 25. They were the top girl runners from Maize. Senior Nathan Jones placed first.

“I think we did good but we could’ve done better.” Nathan Jones said. “We have more coming for us this season.”

At Rim Rock, Jones was the only person from Maize to place. He placed ninth out of 299 boys. The boys team took 20 out of 44 teams. The girls team took 23 out of 36 teams.

Their next race is on Saturday at Milford Park.