Warriors 31st in Peoria
September 10, 2012Sterling High School
The SHS Girls’ Cross Country team placed 31st in the 48 team “First to the Finish” Invitational held Saturday at Detweiller Park in Peoria. The Golden Warriors tallied 959 points. Yorkville won the team title with 75 points. Geneseo placed eighth with 339.
Mercedez Sanchez was Sterling’s top individual finisher, placing 85th in a field of over 500 runners in a time of 20:08. Sanchez was followed by Alayna Wolfe (148, 21:08), Jazmin Lopez (225, 22:33), Emily Crossley (241, 22:49) and Maya Miller (260, 23:37).
Next Up: The Golden Warriors battle Newman and Rock Falls in the annual Twin Cities Meet Tuesday (9/11) at Centennial Park in Rock Falls. Action begins at 4:30 p.m.