Lady Leafs take third at Galesburg

Chris Steele
Josie Brown leads the way for the Lady Leafs during the Silver Streak Invite.

The Geneseo girls’ cross country team finished third at the Galesburg Invite among an 11-team field, and Josie Brown finished in the top 10 individually.

The Lady Leafs’ Brown led the team with a seventh-place finish in 19:19 at Lake Storey Park, on Sept. 2.

Geneseo’s Lauren Belvel finished 19th with a time of 19:57, and Anna Girten landed 47th in 21:03.

The Leafs’ Julia Poel came in 83rd place with a time of 21:22, and Claire Hall finished in 122nd place in 21:42.

Rounding out the varsity team was Veronica Eilers who crossed the finish line in 166th place in 22:01, and Adia Raya finished in 214th with a time of 22:31.

Geneseo’s frosh/soph team finished in fourth place at Lake Storey Park.

The Lady Leafs’ Megan Soria raced to a 12th-place finish in 21:55, and Tricia Elden crossed in 27th place in 22:16.

Geneseo’s Anna Pierce came in 45th place in 22:22, and Emma Terronez finished in 64th place in 23:14.

The Leafs’ Avery Magerkurth crossed the finish line in 86th place in 23:51, and Morgan Laxton finished 111st in 24:21.

Geneseo’s Clare LeGrand landed 138th in 24:26.

The Leafs’ next competition will be at the Peoria Woodruff Invite at Detweiller Park, in Peoria, on Saturday, Sept. 9 at 10:20 a.m.