Belvidere North, Rockford Christian take 2nd at Cross-Country State

Both the Blue Thunder and the Royal Lions are bringing home the silver medals from the IHSA Cross-Country State Finals over the weekend.

Rockford Christian won the 1A boys runner-up title, with a team of Josiah Vogel, Brent Brunner, D' Artagno Beaver, Carter Fryer, Cal Granite, Josh Honkamp and Riley Wells, who finished 5th overall individually with a time of 15:05.

Belvidere North's took the 2A girls runner-up title, led by Sabrina Elder, Madison Diercks, Sydnie Elder, Kayla McGuire, Mia Rodriguez, Olivia Zaluckyj and Gianna Sagona, who placed 7th individually with a time of 17:21.