Blue Earth Area girls and boys cross country teams took fourth and fifth respectively at the Maple River Invite held Thursday at Daly Park near Mapleton.
It was almost a sweep for the United South Central Rebels.
The No.5-ranked Class A girls team took home the team title with 23 points, while the boys with 50 points were edged out for first place by a point.
Emily Mantor led the Rebels with a first-place finish in the 4,000-meter race with a time of 14:53, while Hannah Goemann was third overall in 16:20.
Taking third was Beth Koziolek in 17:21, followed by Amber Klein in seventh place with 17:27, Tikvah Schwartz at 10th place with 17:43 and Tenley Schwartz with a time of 18:26 to finish 17th.
For BEA, Taylor Grandgenett crossed the finish line in 18:02 to take 13th.
Shayna Stevermer was clocked in 18:28 and finished 18th, while Signe Olson was 20th with a time of 18:35.
Taking 23rd was Sierra Halvorson in 18:55, followed by Jenna Stevermer four spots back with 19:13 and Athena Peterson at 37th in 20:29.
The Rebel boys were led in the 5,000-meter race by Brian Remington's seventh-place finish in 18:51 and Eric Redman in ninth-place with 19:01.
Taking 10th in 19:04 was Adam Stevermer, while Logan Thomsen was 13th in 19:34.
Brett Stevermer was 19th in 19:55 and Raul Gonzalez claimed the 31st spot in 20:26.
For the Bucs, Mike Ankeny took fifth overall in 18:29.
Finishing 24th was Alec Huber in 20:24, three seconds ahead of Isaac Miranda at 25th.
Kyle Mercer posted a time of 21:39 to take 42nd, followed by Zach Vaske at 46th in 22:04, Nick Lein with 22:08 to claim 48th and Nick Shure at 57th in 22:48.
Girls team results:
United South Central 23, Waterville-Elysian-Morristown 71, Minnesota Valley Lutheran 85, BEA 96, Madelia-Truman 125, Sibley East 139, LeSueur-Henderson 161, New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva 175, Medford and Maple River incomplete.
Boys team results
Maple River 49, United South Central 50, LeSueur-Henderson 79, Madelia-Truman 79, BEA 119, Medford 136, Sibley East 166, New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva, Waterville-Elysian-Morristown and Minnesota Valley Lutheran incomplete.
BEA JV girls
Nyla Anderson 14:12, 6th; Makenzie Slette 14:13, 7th; Autumn Foster 14:23, 8th; Rowan Hacken 15:03, th; Meredith Hagedorn 15:10, 14th; Mara Fenske 15:44, 18th; Alexis Brooks 16:26, 22nd; Josselyn Martinez 16:37, 23rd; Laticia Briseno 23:19, 29th.
BEA Junior High girls
Melissa Hagedorn 6:59, 6th; Kara Devinney 7:11, 7th; Cassie Peterson 8:01, 16th; Justina Gaydon 8:12, 18th.
BEA JV boys
John Lee 12:21, 16th; Jakob Thomsen 13:19, 26th; Jose Rios 13:26, 27th; John Lindsey 13:43, 28th; Luke Loveall 14:40, 31st; Jack Nimz 15:32, 36th; Cage Johnson 19:38, 38th.
BEA Junior High boys
Seth Becker 6:06, 4th; Ben Sheldahl 6:36, 13th.
USC JV girls
Taylor Schultz, 3rd.
USC JV boys
Jordan Quade 11:18, 2nd; James Dundas 11:48, 10th; Cameron Whiteside 12:56, 25th.
USC Junior High boys
Chris Mulholland 5:54, 1st; Andy Schultz 6:27, 11th; Jonathan Schwartz 6:28, 12th; Tanner Thomsen 6:47, 20th; Caleb Hubbard 7:29, 28th.