The Hudson girls cross country team placed fifth with 210 points at the Boardman Spartan Invitational Sept. 14 in Youngstown.
North Allegheny (Pa.) won the 34-team competition with 115 points and Nordonia (146), Brunswick (165) and Canton GlenOak (197) finished second, third and fourth, respectively.
North Allegheny's Madeleine Davison easily won the race with a time of 18 minutes, 22.6 seconds. She beat the second-place finisher, Amherst Steele's Alexis Szivan (19:23.3), by more than a minute. A total of 284 runners competed in the Division I varsity race.
Sarah Wolanske led the Lady Explorers with a 20th-place time of 19:58.1. Arielle Dalea was next for Hudson in 36th (20:24.9).
Rounding out the top five for the Lady Explorers were Madison VanDyke (42nd, 20:30.3), Ellie Stiles (51st, 20:38) and Gabby Palazzo (62nd, 20:48.1).
For more, see the Sept. 18 edition of the Hudson Hub-Times.