OF squads each have pair of top-10 efforts

WILLARD — Willard took the first four spots in the boys race and the first three in the girls race Tuesday to cruise to the Willard Early Bird Invitational title.

The Crimson Flashes beat Sandusky 18-56 for the boys title. Old Fort took third (60), and Mansfield didn’t field a full team.

Willard’s girls beat Old Fort 44-17 for their title, with Sandusky and Mansfield not fielding full teams.

Gregory Steyer’s seventh (19:55) and Clayton Melton’s ninth (20:52) led Old Fort’s boys.

Jonathan Anstead (21:42) and Parker DuBois (21:51) ran 12th and 13th, and Jonah Englehart added a 27th (26:32).

In the girls race, Old Fort’s Kristin Baker took fourth (26:07), Allison Fortney ran seventh (26:46), Emmy Melton claimed 15th (32:00), Morgan Heilman ended 18th (34:24) and Alissya Popoca finished 20th (48:28).