KALONA, Iowa - The winners of the girls and boys races here Tuesday at the Hillcrest Academy Early Bird Invitational led their respective teams to victories.
On the girls side, Iowa City High's Rowan Boulter finished in a winning-time of 20:29 to lead a Little Hawk squad with an impressive 15 points. They claimed the top five spots in the race. Cedar Rapids Jefferson (81) edged out Highland (82) for second place.
For the boys, Lukas Lamparek crossed the finish line first in 18:01 as his Cedar Rapids Jefferson outfit claimed gold with 38 points. City High, behind the second-place finish of Evan McElroy (18:23), ended up second with 42. Wappelo (88) was third.
You can watch the girls race HERE.
The boys race can be viewed HERE.
Photos from both races are HERE.
Boulter talks about her victory HERE.
Lamparek discusses his win HERE.