On Saturday, the girls cross country team ran in the sectional meet on their home course and had outstanding results. Tylissa Beckner finished second overall after taking control of most of the race after the 2K mark. Her 2nd place finish was the highest by a Spartan runner since 2014 and her time was her best on her home course by 37 seconds. Amelia Ross ran an exceptional race to place 17th with a personal best time by 13 seconds. She will join Tylissa at next weekend’s regional meet. Sara Kalkhoff was the final Spartan to cross the line in 43rd place with a personal best time by 11 seconds.
Ty and Amelia will compete in the Rushville regional at 11:15 on Saturday.