IVC cross country advances to Sectional

Justin Miller

The Illinois Valley Central boys' and girls' cross country teams advanced to the Sectional with strong showings in the Rock Falls Regional Saturday.

The girls finished sixth and were led by Liz Willford, who took 20th overall in 20:45.

Molly Wang was the 23rd overall finisher in 20:52 and was followed by Cora Habeger in 33rd in 21:50.

Shalynn Burger took 40th in 22:17 and Sarah Dismang came in 50th in 22:51.

Erica Larson rounded out the girls' scores with a 54th place finish in 23:15.

The boys' finished seventh overall and were led by Ryan Greskoviak's 10th place finish in 16:22 for the three-mile course.

Caleb Magee took 20th overall in 16:46 and Tyler Brian had a 51st place finish in 18:14.

Evan Schultz followed Magee in 52nd in 18:18.

Drew Zadrzynski won 58th with an 18:39 finish and Spencer Delaware had a 60th place finish in 18:48.

Ethan Sutherland finished 62nd in 18:58 to finish the Ghost scores.

The boys next race at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Oregon Sectional at Oregon Park West.

The girls will race at 10:45 a.m., also at Oregon.