Waukon girls cross country team claims runner-up finish at Crestwood Invitational

The Waukon girls cross country team ran in a rare Saturday meet this past weekend, traveling to Cresco Saturday, September 30 for the Crestwood Invitational. Rated seventh in Class 2A’s team standings, the Lady Indians posted runner-up finishes in each of three competitions at the meet, tallying 55 team points to finish behind Class 2A second-rated Crestwood’s championship total of 26 points.

The Indians were scheduled to next compete at the South Winneshiek Invitational Tuesday, October 3 near Calmar. Waukon’s cross country teams will then prepare to host this year’s Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) Meet Tuesday, October 10 at the Waukon Golf and Country Club, with the other six NEIC teams, Charles City, Crestwood, Decorah, New Hampton, Oelwein and Waverly-Shell Rock, all coming to town and the event beginning at 4 p.m. with middle school competition, followed by junior varsity girls and boys, and then varsity girls and boys.

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