The Spectrum girls placed sixth among 11 schools in the Rockford Invitational on Tuesday, won by Providence Academy. Emily Owens led the Sting, placing 17th in 17:54, and Rebecca Peterson was 20th in 18:14. Others in the team’s top five were Anna Rose Nielsen 18:58, Emily Evangelist 19:25, and Kayla Zimmerman 19:25. Jenny Walz of Providence placed first in 16:04.
The Spectrum boys placed ninth among nine teams at Rockford, with Orono winning. Spectrum was led by Chad Schwighammer in 18th place with 18:52. Other Sting runners were Nicholas Eng (20:57), Erik Hansen (21:40), Zak Selley (21:56) and Alex Blake (22:21). Orono’s Paul Brauchle placed first in 17:01.