by Mike Slodki
PEORIAâ€”Kaneland boys cross country hopes to get more familiar with Detweiler Park in Peoria.
The site of the Class 2A State meet come the fall was also the site of the Peoria Woodruff Invite on Saturday, with the Knights finishing sixth in a field of 38 schools.
The 277 point total was ahead of rival Glenbard South (286) and Galesburg (292). Burlington High School of Iowa was king with 68 points, followed by Normal University at 196.
For KHS, Logan Markuson was tops with a time of 16 minutes, 17 seconds, good for 37th overall. Teammate Edgar Valle finished with the same time in 38th place.
Trevor Holm finished in 41st with a time of 16:18, and Joe Levita took 72nd with a time of 16:42.
“We were very pleased to finish sixth today. The talented field brought out the best in our team. Trevor Holm helped us to a faster start and his teammates responded,” Kaneland coach Chad Clarey.
Next on the schedule for boys cross country is the annual Eddington Invite at Elburn Woods, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19.