The Spectrum girls cross country team placed third among seven teams in the Rockford Invitational on Thursday.
The Sting had Noelle Diekman in 14th place with 16:58, Kayla Zimmerman 15th with 16:58, Rebecca Peterson 17th with 17:01, Marissa Kulk 19th with 17:14, and Emily Nelson 25th with 17:37.
Orono won with 44 points, followed by Providence Academy 49, Spectrum 89, Watertown-Mayer 92, Mayer Lutheran/Lester Prairie/Winsted Holy Trinity 105, Delano 131, and Concordia Academy 193.
Liz Miller, junior from Watertown-Mayer, was individual winner in 15:05.
Next for the Sting is the St. Francis Invitational next Thursday.
Spectrum boys 9th
The Spectrum boys place ninth among nine teams. Chad Schwinghammer was 22nd with a team record 17:29. Nathaniel Hackbarth was 36th (18:13), Austin Owens 50th (19:16) John Brand 51st (19:17) and Mathew Hoffman 55th (19:38).
Orono won with 23 points, followed by Delano 63, Mayer Lutheran/Lester Prairie/Winsted Holy Trinity 101, Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted 112, Providence Academy 114, Rockford 140, Watertown-Mayer 152, Concordia Academy 199, and Spectrum 214.
Individual winner was Paul Brachle, Orono senior, with 15:46.