Led by a pair of top-10 finishes Saturday, the Beaufort High School boys cross country team took sixth place in the 12-team Alpha Division of the 30th annual Citadel Invitational at James Island County Park.
Timothy Aune led the way for the Eagles, taking seventh in a time of 17 minutes, 21 seconds. Teammate Mark Rennix Jr. was right behind him in eighth.
Bluffton's boys finished seventh, led by Anthony Vecchio's 10th-place time of 17:36. Battery Creek's boys finished 11th, with Raymond Wayne leading the way in 24th place.
In the girls Alpha Division, Bluffton took fifth place. Jennifer Giles was the first Bobcat to cross the line, finishing 11th in 21:19. Madeline Aune finished 21st to lead the Beaufort High girls to eighth place.
In the Bravo Division, Hilton Head Prep's girls took sixth place out of 10 teams. Sarah Garratt led the Dolphins, finishing 12th in a time of 22:05.
Hilton Head Prep's boys were 10th out of 16 teams. Timmy Oschner paced Prep with a time of 20:52, placing 44th.
Saturday, at James Island County Park
Beaufort High Girls -- 21. Madeline Aune 21:51.21, 46. Alexandra Zapp 24:00.97, 47. Eliza Rhodes 24:06.62, 48. Teylor Phetkhamyath 24:19.38, 54. Savannah Lehnart 25:10.93
Beaufort High Boys -- 7. Tim Aune 17:21.62, 8. Mark Rennix Jr. 17:29.90, 35. Darrin Sawn 18:53.35, 44. Andrew Kennedy 19:11.53, 45. Terae Davis 19:13.37
Battery Creek Boys -- 24. Raymond Wayne, 37. Rhakeem Brown, 73. Eric Barbosa, 75. Luis Castillo, 87. Justin Vega
Hilton Head Prep Girls -- 12. Sarah Garratt 22:05, Marian Matney 25:12, Laurel Woerheide 25:23, Elle Nixon 26:43, Taylor Clark 29:01
Hilton Head Prep Boys -- 44. Timmy Oschner 20:52, Taylor Calamari 21:01, Franklyn Bakala 22:30, Jake Post 22:31, Marvin Rodriguez 24:40
Hilton Head Prep JV Boys -- 1. Jackson Richard 23:20
Viking Invitational: Beaufort High School captured first place in the 3-A division Saturday at Spartanburg High School. The Eagles finished ahead of Walhalla, Daniel, Hammond and Nations Ford for the victory. The Eagles compete again Saturday at Lexington High School.