The James Buchanan Lady Rocket cross country team opened its season Wednesday with victories over Shippensburg and Waynesboro.
JB defeated Shippensburg 20-43 and edged the Maidens 24-34. Waynesboro earned a 24-33 win over the Lady Hounds.
On the boys side, Waynesboro swept the Rockets and Shippensburg. The Indians beat JB 19-36 and the Hounds 18-37. The Rockets beat Ship 20-35.
The girls top finisher was Shippensburg’s Teddi Powell, who crossed the finish line in 22:37. Waynesboro’s Hannah Minnich (22:59) was second and James Buchanan’s Claire Kriner (23:01) was third.
Waynesboro’s Noah Scahill, Ethan Lowman and Marcus Cooley finished in a three-way tie for first with a time of 18:24. The Rocket’s top finisher was Alex Giffin (18:40) and Bailey Renfrew (19:16) was Shippensburg’s top runner.