LINN — The Thomas Jefferson Patriots won the boys team title Saturday in the Linn Invitational at the Linn Athletic Complex.
Thomas Jefferson posted 71 points in the team standings, while Southern Boone was second with 82 points. School of the Osage was third with 162 points, followed by Blair Oaks in fourth with 179.
Eldon's Nathan Reynolds won the boys individual title, clocking a time of 11:17.95 in the 3,200-meter run to finish first out of 174 runners.
Ben Conrad led Thomas Jefferson with a time of 11:58.11 to finish fourth. Zachary Brown was eighth overall (12:14.41), followed by Trevor Vogt in 17th place (12:33.70). Jonathan Sotonwa was 21st (12:44.06) and Thomas Harlan rounded out the team score with a 27th-place finish (13:03.50).
Nick Closser led Blair Oaks with a ninth-place finish of 12:22.64. Cody Pickett also placed 15th overall in a time of 12:30.29. Also posting team points for the Falcons were Easton DeMilia (25th place, 13:00.46), Nolan DeMilia (69th, 14:23.17) and Mason Dahl (92nd, 15:08.77).
The Lewis and Clark Trailblazers finished ninth as a team with 236 points. Seth Stumbaugh led the Trailblazers with a second-place finish in 11:25.07.
Averial Williams finished seventh in 12:11.85, while Josh Conger placed 19th in 12:41.53. Noah Britton was 129th (16:29.52) and Jamie Leahy was 140th (17:00.75) to round out Lewis and Clark's team score.
In the girls team standings, Lewis and Clark finished third with a score of 115 points. Southern Boone won the team title with 32 points and Moberly was second with 103 points.
Victoria Smith led Lewis and Clark with a 16th-place finish out of 145 runners, clocking a time of 13:59.09. Alexis Barnes finished in 22nd place (14:17.23), followed by Emma Hubbard (26th, 14:38.68), Ella Jobe (28th, 14:50.53) and Adelaide Jones (52nd, 15:43.54) to round out the Lady Trailblazers' team score.
Blair Oaks was 11th in the team standings with 244 points.
Clara Lackman led the Lady Falcons with a time of 15:02.18 to finish in 33rd place. Jazmin Birky was 45th in 15:30.43, followed by Brooklyn Heislen in 50th place in 15:40.95. Alaina Leffert (83rd, 16:52.49) and Sophia Sandbothe (106th, 18:08.72) rounded out the Blair Oaks team score.
The Thomas Jefferson girls placed 13th as a team with 307 points.
Kaylee Redcay led the Lady Patriots with a 19th-place finish in 14:03.13. Gillian Hardin was 65th in 16:03.89, followed by Anna McDonald in 92nd place in 17:22.53. Jennifer Klempke (97th, 17:34.98) and Kylah Troy (133rd, 20:39.40) rounded out Thomas Jefferson's team score.