Bekah Luckwaldt’s ninth place finish lead the Baldwin-Woodville girls cross country team to a fifth place finish at the Osceola Invitational Sept. 19.

Osceola landed its top five runners in the top 13 to win the meet with 39 points. St. Croix Central took second with 58, followed by New Richmond’s 67. Somerset finished fourth at 102 and the Blackhawks scored 136.

Rachel Ulrich of Osceola claimed first place overall with a time of 19 minutes, 41.4 seconds. St. Croix Central’s Mya Kizer was second, nearly 20 seconds behind.

Ella Schutz was the next B-W finisher at 27th (24:08.0). Natalie Bolstad was 31st (24:48.3), Adison Wilde took 34th (25:06.2), one spot ahead of teammate Greta Weyer (25:12.6).

Meanwhile for the boys, they finished in eighth place at 200.

New Richmond had three runners place in the top five to win with 41, edging Osceola by five. Ellsworth took third at 101. Amery was fourth at 104. St. Croix Central placed fifth at 109. Prescott finished sixth at 150 and Somerset was seventh at 184.

Osceola’s Quinn McDonald took first place at 17:13.5 with New Richmond’s Tyler Harris 22 seconds behind.

Parker Schutz was the top B-W finisher at 25th place (20:09.8). Austin Schmidt took 35th (20:49.2) with Austin Haney at 39th (21:06.4). Hayden Wilson was 48th (23:11.5) and Austin Pollack finished 53rd (25:52.5).

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