EAST LANSING — Running in the Spartan Elite division of the gigantic Michigan State Invitational, Traverse City Central's girls placed 11th and the boys 19th.
The event featured 6,000 runners from Michigan and Ohio, plus a race for college teams.
Benzie Central's girls were 24th — also in the Elite division — and the Huskies' boys were 30th.
The Elite division was comprised of teams who qualified for the state finals or otherwise excelled last season.
The Trojan girls were led by underclassmen, as their top four finishers were freshmen or sophomores.
Ashley Ko led TC Central with a 55th-place finish in 19:28, followed by Courtney Stewart (59th in 19:30), Graceanna Tarsa (82nd in 19:51), Jordan Mattarella (86th in 19:53) and Joy Reist (100th in 20:00).
Benzie's girls were paced by Alyssa Bennett's 33rd-place effort in 19 minutes flat, while Bryce Cutler was 42nd in 19:14, followed by Makayla Huddleston (20:34), Rachael Peabody (20:57) and Sarah Jones (21:14).
TC Central's boys were led by Kyle Dotterrer (55th in 16:42), Nicholas Tarsa (58th in 16:45), Cam McAuliffe (65th in 16:50), Cam Marshall (142nd in 17:28) and Andrew Bruning (154th in 17:37).
Benzie's boys were led by Kyle Bailey (105th in 17:10), Ismael Halaweh (111th in 17:14), Andrew Hayden (17:39), Max Gaft (17:42) and Jared Bluhm (17:45).
Central's Anthony Berry won the boys' Elite junior varisty race in a time of 17:09, a full 12 seconds ahead of the next runner in a field of 861 racers.
Northport 6 Harbor Light 0
Alex Thelander had two goals and four points as Northport shut out Harbor Light 6-0.
Armando Hernandez added two goals, and Caleb Brown and Bill Stowe each scored single goals.
Andy Sleder made nine saves in goal for the shutout.
The Wildcats (5-3) host Buckley on Monday.
Glen Lake 7 Harbor Springs 2
Reiss Skrocki scored two goals as Glen Lake notched a 7-2 victory over Harbor Springs.
Anders Johnson, Ian Hood, Ryan Tondreau, Cameron Baarstad and Cadeem Brown also had goals, while Keith Brown, Jake Lewis and Devin Montague added assists. Tondreau set up a pair of goals.
Tyler Ryner and Keith Brown split time in goal.
John Bailey scored both of Harbor's goals.
The Lakers (4-4-2) host Traverse City Christian (9-2) on Thursday.
TC Central JV 4 Elk Rapids JV 0
Ben Kunz and Jack Stevenson each had a goal and an assist to lead the Traverse City Central JV past Elk Rapids JV 4-0.
Alex Oliver and Danny Brott also tallied for the Trojans (6-2-1). Elliot Stratton was in goal.
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