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Third place, but what a finish for Lady Spartan XC

Kiersten Conway hits the finish stripe, with freshman teammate Mary Fiala a couple strides behind at the Williamsburg cross country invitational, last week. Conway was Solon’s second runner (behind Emma Bock), with Fiala scoring as the team’s third varsity finisher.

WILLIAMSBURG– The rankings proved true. Mid-Prairie and Williamsburg were one-two among Class 2A teams, as rated by the state’s cross country coaches. And they finished right there, at the Oct. 1 Williamsburg Invite. Solon, ranked ninth in Class 3A, was third in the 10-team field, on a hot sultry afternoon, with thunderstorms just a few hours away.
“This meet was a tough one,” observed head coach Emy Williams. “The humidity and new course layout didn't help our times. We ran well and will start getting our legs fresh as we close in on conference and the state qualifying meet.”

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