ARLINGTON -- Led by Presley Claussen’s 10th-place finish, the Howard girls cross country team finished fifth at the Arlington Invite on Tuesday. The Howard boys took eighth, while Sanborn Central/Woonsocket finished in seventh.
Claussen crossed the finish line in 23 minutes, 27.41 seconds to notch a top-10 finish for the Tigers. Saddie Palmquist (23:32.56) and Abby Connor (24:31.31) placed 12th and 19th for Howard, as well. Meanwhile, Hannah Terkildsen (23:11.62) placed sixth for SCW.
On the boys side, McCook Central/Montrose’s Jordan Schock finished in 19:38.56 to take 14th, while SCW’s Jeff Boschee (20:12.44) finished in 18th.
Flandreau’s David Allen (18:00.88) won the individual title on the boys side to lead it to a team title. Great Plains Lutheran placed first on the girls side, but Baltic’s Ana Wilkison (21:12.28) won individually.