Rosewood’s Billy Strickland led all runners with a first-place finish during a Carolina 1A Conference cross country meet at Old Waynesborough Park on Thursday.
Strickland finished the course in 20 minutes, 10 seconds.
Strickland’s teammates Trenton Schillinger (21:24), Issac Strickland (21:24), Rylan Hobbins (22:58), Willam Alex Jones (23:00), Jack Strickland (23:33), Andon Timmons (23:40) and Joey Crane (24:35) all had top-ten finishes.
Noel Rangel paced North Duplin with a time of 21 minutes and finished in second place.
On the girls’ side, Jaylee Amy paced Rosewood in 24:05 and finished the meet in first-place. Maria Rojas led North Duplin with a fifth-place finish.
Rosewood’s Katelyn Merritt (24:39), India Young (25:45), Carson Crane (28:56) and Anna Griffin Shaw (32:56) came in second, third, fourth and sixth, respectively.