Photo caption: Jorge Barrera, Fairbury
Runners had to battle strong southerly winds and warm temperatures at last Thursdays Randall Smith Invite run on the Hebron Country Club golf course.
Spearheaded by a trio of medalists on both teams, Fairbury placed fourth in its respective boys and girls team standings.
On the girls side, Anna Schouboe, Jordan Johnson and Hannah Yantz brought home individual medals by placing in the top 20 in the 5,000-meter race.
Schouboe finished fourth in 22:03.9, Johnson was seventh at 22:23.2 and Yantz placed fourteen with a time of 23:27.3.
Senior Alex Medina was Fairburys fourth runner and she placed 28th out of 71 runners in a time of 26:06.4.
Hastings St. Cecilia won the team title for the girls with a score of 29 points while Thayer Central was second out of seven full amassing a score of 31 points.