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Area cross country

Published: Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 1:28 a.m. CST • Updated: Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 8:25 a.m. CST

Two medal winners

CORYDON — The Mount Ayr cross country teams had two medal winners Thursday night at the Wayne meet.

“It was a good start for our runners,” head coach Deb Larsen said. “I was proud of how the athletes pushed themselves despite the warm weather.”

Adrian Richards led the Lady Raiders on the 4k course, crossing the line in 17:54, good enought for second place.

Her teammate, Brook Rychnovsky, also had a top 20 finish.

She placed 19th in the field of 72 runners.

As a team, Mount Ayr finished second behind Davis County.

On the men’s side, Noah Larsen completed the 5k course in 18:31 and placed second overall against 71 other runners.

The five-man squad placed ninth as a team.

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