The Hudson boys cross country team placed fifth with a score of 188 points at the Ohio High School Athletic Association Pre-Season High School Invitational Aug. 17 at National Trail Raceway in Hebron.
Mason won the 24-team competition with 68 points and Boardman (89), Massillon Jackson (125) and Sycamore (182).
Boardman's Mark Hadley placed first out of 223 runners with a time of 15 minutes, 34.95 seconds.
Kyle Mau placed second with a time of 16:07.41 and Gavin Gaynor captured ninth (16:47.9).
Rounding out the top five for Hudson were Matthew Hallgarth (32nd, 17:26.91), freshman Blake Roberts (59th, 18:01.47) and Andrew Bitter (94th, 18:39.94).
For more, see the Aug. 21 edition of the Hudson Hub-Times.