HNS girls claim third straight conference title

BLOOMFIELD — The Hartington-Newcastle girls cross country team claimed their third straight Lewis and Clark Conference title here Friday.

The local team scored 12 points to earn the 2016 title. All six girls medaled in the Top 10. Medals were awarded to the top 15.

In the boys’ division, Brian Santiago crossed the finish line in first to earn the Conference Championship.

Allie Roesener led the local team, finishing second at the conference meet with a time of 21:24. Jayda Bernecker wasn’t far behind her, taking third with a time of 21:51.