EMPORIA – It was another strong finish for the Raven Cross Country program on Friday as both the Raven Women and Raven Men swept their respective divisions at the ESU-Planet Sub Invitational.
The Raven Women ran the 5,000 meter course in a team time of 1:35.45 while the Raven Men ran the 8,000 meter course in a team time of 2:16.32 as each brought home meet championships.
Nina Smart brought home first place individually as well for the Raven Women in the 68-runner women's race.
The Raven Men placed two runners inside the Top 10 with Luke Friess edging out Chris Buhler. Friess took fifth while Buhler took sixth. Following Friess and Buhler was Bab Bartush in 11th, Joseph Barnes in 12th, TJ Simpson in 14th, Andrew Kaiser in 24th and JonElliott Brubaker in 38th.
The two teams travel to Lawrence on Oct. 10 to take part in a meet hosted by Haskell Indian Nations.