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Packers run strong at home cross country meet

The Austin cross country team had a couple of top five finishers at the its home meet at Meadow Greens Golf Course Tuesday.

Grand Meadow/LeRoy-Ostrander/Southland’s Peter Torkelson, left, and Austin’s Henry Hinchcliffe race to the finish line during the Austin Invite Tuesday afternoon. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com

Grand Meadow/LeRoy-Ostrander/Southland’s Peter Torkelson, left, and Austin’s Henry Hinchcliffe race to the finish line during the Austin Invite Tuesday afternoon. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com

Abby Lewis took second for the Packer girls and Henry Hinchcliffe took fifth for the Packer boys.

Peter Torkelson took fourth for GMLOS and Kayla Christopherson took fourth for the Pacelli girls.

Pacelli’s Kayla Christopherson nears the finish during the Austin Invitational Tuesday at Meadow Greens Golf Course. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com

Pacelli’s Kayla Christopherson nears the finish during the Austin Invitational Tuesday at Meadow Greens Golf Course. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com

BOYS RESULTS

Team results: 1. Lake City 58; 2. Winona 63; 3. Albert Lea 71; 4. Austin 96; 5. Stewartville 120; 6. GMLOS 162; 7. Pacelli 188; 8. Chatfield 192

Austin: Henry Hinchcliffe (fifth, 17:00.9); Brockdon Lawhead (ninth, 17:38.2); Mitchell Mayer (18th, 18:09.2); Blake Petrik (31st, 18:57.7); 5. Joe Kroymann (33rd, 19:00.5)

Pacelli: Nathan Drees (17:36.3); William Kahle (39th, 19:46.4); Cole Ethen (44th, 20:10.1); Jayden Lewis (47th, 20:22); Luke Weaver (51st, 20:48.6)

GMLOS: Peter Torkelson (fourth, 17:00.4); Mason Heimer (23rd, 18:37.1); Kolton Arndorfer (41st, 20:02.1); Jackson Hale (42nd, 20:02.4); Ethan Gilbert (52nd, 21:06.8)

Pacelli’s Nathan Drees strides to the finish line during the varsity boys race of the Austin Invite at Meadow Greens Golf Course Tuesday afternoon. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com

Pacelli’s Nathan Drees strides to the finish line during the varsity boys race of the Austin Invite at Meadow Greens Golf Course Tuesday afternoon. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com

GIRLS RESULTS

Team results: 1. Stewartville 30; 2. Lake City, 49; 3. Austin 78; 4. Winona 80; 5. Chatfield 120; 6. GLMOS 169;

Austin: Abby Lewis (second, 19:49.5); Morgan Hose (12th, 21:38.7); Emma Keenan (16th, 21:55); Paiton Schwab (23rd, 22:50); Kendyl Sunde (25th, 22:52.6)

Pacelli: Kayla Christopherson (fourth, 20:23.2); Rory Bickler (eighth, 20:32); Melany Rosas (89th, 35:24)

GMLOS: Megan Heimer (22nd, 22:47); Moriah Weiss (34th, 23:57.1); Sydney Alstat (36th, 24:13.7); Sydnie Bissen (38th, 24:15); Maddie Merten (39th, 24:18.3)

Austin’s Abby Lewis and Stewartville’s Abby Orvis run on the back course of the girls race of the Austin Invite at Meadow Greens Golf Course. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com

Austin’s Abby Lewis and Stewartville’s Abby Orvis run on the back course of the girls race of the Austin Invite at Meadow Greens Golf Course. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com