BUCYRUS - Olivia Smith and Morgan Smith both ran in the top 10 Saturday to guide Calvert's girls to third at the Bucyrus Elks Invitational.
The Senecas and Hayes both scored 84 points, but Hayes was awarded second on tiebreaker. Pleasant won the title with 79 points.
Olivia clocked in seventh (21:14.16) and Morgan Smith took 10th (21:32.76) for Calvert.
Upper Sandusky nosed out Lakota 294-295 for 12th.
Lakota's Cariss Reese led all area runners by capturing sixth (21.13.02). Zoe Garber ended 46th (23:47.46) for Upper Sandusky.
Miller gains runner-up honor
BUCYRUS - Upper Sandusky's Garrett Miller captured second and two other area runners finished in the top 10 Saturday at the Bucyrus Elks Invitational.
Miller crossed the line in 17:11.01 for the Rams, who held off Lakota 303-304 for 11th. Dominic Solis added a sixth (17:38.05) for Upper Sandusky.
Calvert led the local contingent by taking 10th (273), and Buckeye Central ended 21st (549).
Austin Schultz ran fifth (17:28.34) for Calvert, and Ren Boehler came in 59th (19:32.63).
Lakota got a 37th (18:59.55) from Zac Baker and a 50th (19:23.58) from Luke Baker.
Daniel, H-L girls lead local efforts
COLUMBUS GROVE - Mohawk had the area's best runner but Hopewell-Loudon turned in the best team finish Saturday at the Columbus Grove Invitational.
Julia Daniel crossed the line seventh (20:33.54) for Mohawk in the Gray Division, but the Warriors finished 12th in the 14-team field with 258 points.
Hopewell-Loudon captured fourth with 158 points, led by Erin Reinhart-Anez's 27th (21:47.95) and Leah Reinhart's 35th (22:10.49).
St. Wendelin took fifth over Old Fort by a 179-189 margin, while New Riegel came in 10th (239).
Victoria Volpe (21:23.88) and Jocelyn Reinhart (21:25.51) ran 17th and 18th for St. Wendelin.
Kayla Garza's 12th (21:14.47) paced Old Fort, with Jackie Becker adding a 26th (21:45.1).
Abby Cassidy ended 23rd (21:39.64) for New Riegel and Ashley Mathias came in 43rd (22:45.97).
Meanwhile, Carey captured sixth in the Red Division with 199 points and Fostoria took 14th (392) in an 18-team field.
Anthony Wayne ran past Liberty-Benton 36-79 for the championship.
Jaclyn Troiano's 15th (21:43.17) sparked Carey, and Alivia Stephan added a 25th (22:10.1).
Raven Rodgers (22:55.34) and Taylor Keeley (22:57.34) took 50th and 51st for Fostoria.
Meyers, Bannister run in top 10
COLUMBUS GROVE - Two Old Fort boys finished in the top 10 Saturday to top area efforts at the Columbus Grove Invitational.
Marcus Meyers (17:08.02) and Brad Bannister (17:08.87) claimed ninth and 10th to steer the Stockaders to seventh in the Gray Division with 193 points.
Hopewell-Loudon came in sixth with 177 points, thanks to Robert Kniss (18:12.22), Ryan Depinet (18:17.35) and Chet Swartzmiller (18:18.83) crossing the line 33rd through 35th.
Mohawk wound up 13th (297) in the 17-team race. Alex Hoerig finished 37th (18:22.65) and Mitch Brown took 46th (18:45.18).
St. Wendelin and New Riegel did not field full teams.
Jorden Nye ran 29th (18:05.55) for St. Wendelin, and New Riegel's Caleb Welly came in 95th (20:32.36).
Host Columbus Grove beat Minister 44-55 for the Gray Division title, while Perrysburg upended Wauseon 94-119 for the crown in the 20-team Red Division.
Carey came in 11th (281) in the Red Division and Fostoria finished 16th (391).
Ben Kromer's 33rd (18:15.42) led Carey, and Brayden Leist ran 42nd (18:28.38).
Fostoria got a 36th (18:20.19) from Salvador Cantero and a 46th (18:36.3) from C.J. Matheny.
Hopewell-Loudon's Patric Gase finished fifth (19:15.19) in the junior varsity open, while Carey's Tomas Arredondo (19:25.21) and Jon Fahl (19:31.13) took seventh and ninth. Mohawk's Alex Dundore came in 85th (21:37.61).