Saline ran well at the final SEC girls cross country jamboree of the season, held Thursday at Mill Pond Park, but it wasn’t enough to catch conference-leading Pioneer.
The Pioneers, led by individual champion Anne Forsyth, won with 30 points. Jessi Larson led the Lady Hornets, who were second with 52 points.
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Larson, a senior, finished in 18:21.2.
Junior Kayla Fortino was fifth in 19:12.7.
Senior Rebecca Cantrell (12th, 19:46), sophomore Nicole Dillmann (14th, 19:56) and sophomore Ella Woehlke (21st, 20:26) finished in the scoring five for Saline.
Senior Juliana Romero (22nd, 20:35) and junior Emma Cummings (23rd, 20:41) also ran for the Hornet varsity squad.
Saline’s junior varsity team dominated the SEC Red/White reserve race.
Saline finished with 16 points – just one point away from the perfect score.
Madeline Stewart won the race in 20:52. Katherine Clark, Abigail Wilson and Alexa Stern came in right behind her, giving Saline a sweep of the 1-4 places. Sarah Franko was sixth, completing the Hornet scoring. Haley Greene and Katelyn Szafranski also finished in the top 10.