The Wayzata boys and the Edina girls won the Gold Division high school cross-country races at the Roy Griak Invitiational at Les Bolstad Course on Saturday.
Wayzata had five runners place in the top 28, while no other team had more than three. The Trojans’ Khalid Hussein finished fourth overall, running the 5,000-meter course in 16 minutes, 22.67 seconds. Gemechu Meskele finished 20th at 17:14.01, Grant Price 23rd at 17:13.84, Blake Buysse 24th at 17:14.84 and Mitchell Tolander 28th at 17:16.04.
Hopkins senior Seth Eliason placed third overall and was the top Minnesota boys’ finisher at 16:22.44. Edina’s Patrick Roos was fifth at 16:37.51 and Minnetonka’s Matt Wilkinson sixth at 16:38.57. The winner was Seth Hirsch of Millard (Neb.) West at 15:44.80.
The Edina girls had four runners place in the top 25, led by Amanda Mosberg, who finished seventh in 19:20.3. Morgan Richter finished 14th at 19:37.8, Sadie Schreiner 17th at 19:41.3 and Maria Rickman 25th at 19:55.9.
Also in the top 10 from the metro area were fourth-place Tierney Wolfgram of Math and Science Academy (19:17.2) and sixth-place Emily Covert of Minneapolis Washburn (19:91.9). Ninth-grader Lexy Halladay of Boise (Idaho) Mountain View won in 18:37.9.
The St. Paul Central boys and Lakeville North girls won the Maroon Division races. St. Paul Como Park’s Innocent Murwanashyaka won the boys’ race at 16:57, South St. Paul’s Star Costa the girls’ race at 19:50.
Apple Valley Invitational: In a tournament that included eight of the top 10 teams in Class 3A, top-ranked Eagan defeated No. 6 Prior Lake 22-25, 25-15, 15-12 to win the tournament. No. 2 Lakeville South defeated No. 11 Roseville 25-21, 17-25, 15-10 for third place. No. 4 Hopkins defeated No. 8 Shakopee 25-19, 21-25, 16-14 for fifth place.
Benilde-St. Margaret’s 29, DeLaSalle 22: Tommy Anderson threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to William Hodder in overtime to lift the Class 4A, No. 11 Knights past the Islanders. DeLaSalle scored on a 56-yard pass from Da’San Frazier to J.T. Baker and Sage Booker ran in the two-point conversion to force overtime with 2:42 left. Ricky Floyd led the Knights with 223 rushing yards and three touchdowns.