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Incline cross-country | Volz, Smith lead Highlanders at Stanford

Staff report

The Incline cross-country team mixed it up with a large field of California schools at the 41st Stanford Cross Country Invitational on Saturday.

Competing against 127 runners, Incline freshman Urs Volz finished 14th with a time of 19:42 over the 5-kilometer course. Grace Dailey of Branson took the win in 18:40 and was followed by Kiera Marshal (18:44) of St. Joseph Notre Dame and Emily Serhan (18:52) of Mayfield.

Incline freshman Kate Rye finished 32nd in 20:27, while freshman teammate Ellyse Kirkland was 34th with a time of 20:40 and junior Meghan Kelley was 68th in 22:03.

For the Incline boys, senior Dylan Smith led the way with a 65th-place finish in a field of 139 runners, posting a time of 18:38. Cooper Teare of St. Joseph Notre Dame won the race in 15:51, Dawson Reckers of Athenian was runner-up in 15:59 and Alex Glavin of College Preparatory was third in 16:11.

Trailing Smith were Incline teammates Mitchell Cornell, who placed 68th in 18:47, Nelson Bedient, who was 89th in 19:36, Owen Skelly (93rd, 19:47), Ryan Eppolito (97th, 20:02) and Cole Powell (123rd, 21:47).