Manhattan — Lawrence High’s girls placed fourth and the LHS boys were sixth Saturday at the Manhattan Invitational cross country meet.
Leah Gabler led the LHS girls with a time of 16:38.6 (4K), good for seventh place. Laura Neilsen was 16th in 17:08.6, Riley Shook 31st in 18:31, Mallory McFall 33rd in 18:44.1, Shaye White 41st in 19:22.8, Kennedy Dold 43rd in 19:29.2, and Dana Bequette 59th in 21:17.4.
Keegan Matheis led the Lions in the 5K boys race, placing 17th in 17:58.7. Andy Freeman was 18th in 17:59.4, Taylor Smith 35th in 18:41.5, Tim Schraad 38th in 18:51.1, Eddie Wilson 39th in 18:51.6, Ian Hierl 49th in 19:25.3, and Alex Moriarty 50th in 19:35.0.
Manhattan won the 11-team girls meet with 34 points, followed by Topeka Seaman with 76, Newton with 107 and Lawrence with 117. Manhattan also won the 13-team boys competition with 15 points, followed by Wamego with 90 points, Seaman with 100, Junction City with 131, Topeka West with 140 and Lawrence with 144.