The Imlay City girls’ cross country team obtained a first-place finish at an invitational in Durand last week.

IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City girls’ cross country squad notched a first-place showing last Friday at the Evan Gardner Invitational in Durand.

Imlay City’s winning total was 37 points. Brandon pulled up second, thanks to an output of 38 points, and Michigan Lutheran Seminary tallied 47 for third.

Durand, Webberville and Genesee Christian Academy also sent runners to the starting-line, but did not field complete squads.

Elizabeth Sliman, second, 22:19.13; led Imlay City that day. The Spartans also counted results from Alice Johnson, fifth, 22:30.38; Mary Kaminski, ninth, 25:01.36; Lauryn Donahue, 13th, 26:14.87; and Jule Bauder, 15th, 26:31.15.

Kevin Kissane

Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.