Terre Haute North and South served notice to a lot of people on Saturday that they shouldn't be overlooked when it comes to elite girls cross country teams in the state this year.
The Braves won the team title at the Brown County Eagle Classic on Saturday to best a 13-team field with 53 points to edge the Patriots who had 73. Bloomington North was third with 91 and the Northview Knights were 12th with 298.
Kayla Alexander and Amy Hamilton went 1-2 for the Patriots with Alexander winning in 14:58.
The Knights were led by Hannah Hunter who was 53rd overall in 18:01.
In the boys race, Roncalli was the team winner with 76 points overall followed by Bloomington North (88) and Westfield's 99. Terre Haute North was fifth and South was seventh. Northview finished ninth.
Adrien Dannemiller of Martinsville was the winner in 15:46 with Terre Haute North's Josh Bedford finishing fourth. James Grounds was the leader for Northview finishing 16th in 17:12.
In the small school event that included seven teams, Brown County was the boys winner with 37 points ahead of Silver Creek's 43, Edgewood was third. Curtis Carr of Brown County was the winner in a time of 16:10.
The girls team race was won by Mount Vernon with 45 ahead of North Harrison's 64 as Kelsey Page of Silver Creek won in 14:44.
Northview will celebrate senior night on Wednesday night in their only home meet of the season beginning at 5 p.m.
Brown County Eagle Classic
Girls Team Results
T.H. South 53, T.H. North 73, Bloomington North 91, Eastern High (KY) 124, Lawrence Central 125, Floyd Central 143, Roncalli 164, Madison 179, South Dearborn 270, Jeffersonville 281, Pike 294, Northview 298, Martinsville 339
Kayla Alexander (THN) 14:58, Amy Hamilton (THN) 15:06, Lisa Miville (FC) 15:36, Allison Laird (FC) 15:42, Adriane Wunderlich (THS) 15:46, Christine Samuels (E) 15:47, Briana Steppe (THS) 15:49, Sarah Whiteman (BN) 15:52, Megan Ijams (LC) 15:56, Kristy Twitchell (THS) 15:57
Northview results: 53. Hannah Hunter, 18:01, 55. Felicia Smith, 18:10, 56. Jennifer Jeffers, 18;12, 65. Cassandra Barnett, 18:30, 69. Allie True, 18:42, Kayla Pugh, 21:42.
Boys Team Results
Roncalli 76, Bloomington North 88, Westfield 99, Floyd Central 110, T.H. North 144, Pike 153, T.H. South 171, Lawrence Central 173, Northview 192, Jeffersonville 218, S.Dearborn 315, Eastern High (KY) 318, Madison 318
Adrien Dannemiller (Mart.) 15:46, Bryce Cleland (P) 16:15, Nick Helmuth (P) 16:30, Josh Bedford (THN) 16:37, Stephen Porterfield (W) 16:38, Evan White (W) 16:41, Michael Hoffman (BN) 16:42, Andrew Meiers (LC) 16:44, Tim Schoch (BN) 16:54, Thomas Abell (R) 16:55
Northview results: 16. James Grounds, 17:12, 33. Chris Smith, 17:53, 44. Landry Moore, 18;24, 45. Logan Wegner, 18:25, 59. Jared Royer, 19:01, 68. Drew White, 19:29, 83. Kyle Colson, 20:47