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Austin’s Vaughn takes ninth at Big Nine Cross Country Meet

The Austin cross country team had one top-ten finisher as the Packer girls took 10th and the Packer boys finished 12th at the 12-team Big Nine Meet in Owatonna Tuesday.

Nadia Vaughn had the best finish for Austin as she took ninth place for the girls and Alex Petrik led the Austin boys with a 48th place finish.

BOYS RESULTS

1. Rochester Century 81; 2. Mankato East 83; 3. Winona 88; 4. Faribault 97; 5. Owatonna 118; 6. Albert Lea 156; 7. Northfield 171; 8. Rochester Mayo 176; 9. Rochester John Marshall 213; 10. Mankato West 270; 11. Red Wing 278; 12. Austin 294

Austin: Alex Petrik (48th, 17:45.5); Andrew Neitzell (57th, 18:03.9); Jackson Marsh (58th, 18:04.1); Joseph Garry (61st, 18:06.7); Jacob Venenga (70th, 18:25.6); Kyle Mayer (74th, 18:30.3)

GIRLS RESULTS

1. Red Wing 76; 2. Faribault 96; 3. Owatonna 106; 4. Rochester Century 110; 5. Northfield 115; 6. Winona 139; 7. Mankato West 157; 8. Mankato East 172; 9. Rochester Mayo 196; 10. Austin 235; 11. Rochester John Marshall 286; 12. Albert Lea 301

Austin: Nadia Vaughn (ninth, 19:50.1); Marissa Shute (16th, 20:06.9); Cassidy Shute (64th, 22:12.9); Lauren Schmitt (71st, 22:48.4); Ruby Kvam (75th, 23:06.6); Lilyan Weise (81st, 23:19)