The Grain Valley boys cross country team has its first Suburban Conference title.
The Eagles, who finished second in their first Suburban Conference meet last season, placed six runners in the top 24 to capture the Suburban Small Seven Championships title Saturday at Jesse James Park in Kearney.
Grain Valley totaled 50 points to edge Platte County (57) for the title.
Royce Fisher led the way for the Eagles with a second-place finish in 17 minutes, 19.9 seconds over the 5-kilometer course.
Collin Clemens claimed fourth place in 17:44.9, while Cylas Brewer was ninth in 18:05.0 for Grain Valley.
Mason McCain (13th, 18:14.8), Jaxson Jarman (22nd, 18:49.3) and Isaac Burd (24th, 18:58.3) also had top-25 finishes.
The Grain Valley girls finished second for the second straight year as they put all seven runners in the top 24.
Smithville claimed the team title with 43 points, and Grain Valley had 54 points to edge Platte County (56) for second.
Ella Casey paced the Eagles with a third-place finish in 21:17.0. Annalynn Earley also claimed a top-10 finish by taking 10th in 22:12.0.
Peyton Bell (12th, 22:25.6), Valerie Holcomb (13th, 22:25.8) and Lexie Nicholson (16th, 22:40.1) completed the scoring for the Eagles, while Kyla Huber (18th, 22:49.2) and Lily Ogle (24th, 23:32.0) also had top 25 finishes.
SUBURBAN LARGE SEVEN: The Truman boys finished seventh in the Suburban Large Seven Championships Saturday at Bingham Middle School.
Truman had 176 points, while Liberty claimed the team title with 53.
Joshua Nunn claimed 17th place in 17:25.0 while John Crump III was 33rd in 18:19.8 to lead the Patriots.
The Truman girls only had two competing so they weren’t able to record a team score. Liberty also won the girls title with a score of 27. Molly McClung was 30th (23.15.3) and Jewella Nichols finished 34th (23:57.2) for the Patriots.