NORTH NEWTON, Kan. -- The men's and women's cross country teams had a stellar weekend as they posted a first place and second place finish, respectively. After Bethel College's runner came in first the Panthers had the next four runners that crossed the finished line, led by Logan Kaliff (FR/York, NEeb with a time of 27:31. Levi Swenson (JR/Benkelman, Neb) came in third, followed by Zachary Cayton (FR/Phoenix, Ariz) and Caleb Magner (JR/York, Neb). Mason Held (SO/West Fork, Ark) finished in 10th, followed by Cameron Sorter (JR/Seaside, Ore) in 11th.
On the women's side Madeleine Martinez (FR/San Antonio, Texas) finished in second place with a time of 20:29. Hailey Stigger (FR/Liberty, Mo) was just 45 seconds behind with her fifth place finish. Hannah Rohda (FR/Omaha, Neb) finished in 10th, with Ariel Warrior (JR/Boys Ranch, Texas) finishing in 11th. The fifth York College runner was Jesse Poneoma (JR/Anthem, Ariz) with a 13th place finish.
The Panthers have this weekend off before heading to Winfield, Kansas for the Mid-States Classic on October 22.