SPENCER — Chi-Hi’s Katie Faris finished at the front of the pack at Tuesday’s Marshfield Tiger invite, winning the girls race with a time of 19 minutes, 38.8 seconds.
She wasn’t alone as the Cardinals tied Medford for the top spot in the team standings, each with 77 points. Auburndale was third with 84 points.
Faris finished 11 seconds ahead of Wausau East’s Mariah Haight and was joined near the front by teammate Ella Behling who took fourth with a time of 20:22.7.
Olivia Bliek finished 20th, Maisie Wingert came home 28th and Andrea Cihasky came home 32nd to round out the scoring runners for the Cardinals.
Benjamin LeMay finished in 27th place to lead the way for the Chi-Hi boys. Alan Fox was 32nd, Hunter Sillman was 44th, Noah Graffunder came home 71st and Joe Jasper was close behind Graffunder in 74th for the Cardinals.
Marshfield’s Joseph McKee won the race in 16:58.0.
The Chi-Hi boys finished ninth with a team score of 241 points, one point behind Wisconsin Rapids for eighth place. Marshfield won the team championship in dominant fashion with a score of 41, 62 points ahead of second-place Medford.
Chi-Hi returns to action on Saturday at an invitational in Menomonie.
Chi-Hi’s Schaller fifth at Mill Run
At Eau Claire, Camryn Schaller finished in fifth place overall at the Big Rivers Conference girls golf meet hosted by Eau Claire North at Mill Run Golf Course.
Schaller scored a 42 to finish five strokes back of medalists Lexi Meade and Sidney Brown from Eau Claire Memorial and Eau Claire North, respectively.
Courtney Fisher shot a 47, Kyra Coubal carded a 49 and Caitlin Swim shot a 53 to round out the team scoring for the Cardinals, who were third with a 191. River Falls won the team title with a 177.
Chi-Hi hosts a Big Rivers Conference event at Lake Wissota Golf Course on Thursday.
Chi-Hi 2, River Falls 1
At Dorais Field, the Cardinals (1-3-2, 1-1-0) scored a Big Rivers Conference victory by doubling up the Wildcats.
Cole Oliver and Lucas Connolly found the net in the victory for the Cardinals.
Chi-Hi plays at Eau Claire North on Thursday.
Stanley-Boyd 3, Loyal 0
At Loyal, the visiting Orioles won a nonconference matchup against Loyal in straight sets, 25-21, 25-19, 25-22.
Brie Turner led the Orioles with eight kills and 19 digs in the match, and Arianna Mason chipped in with five kills and 18 digs of her own. Liz Campbell had 11 digs for Stanley-Boyd.
Mason and Campbell both had three service aces apiece for the Orioles.
Stanley-Boyd hosts McDonell on Thursday night.
Cornell 3, Winter 1
At Cornell, the Chiefs scored an East Lakeland Conference in over the Warriors (25-16, 25-23, 21-25, 25-12).
Jenna Sadler had nine aces, five kills and six digs in the win for Cornell. Sadler served 12 consecutive points in the second set to help the Chiefs overcome an early deficit in the set. Erin Crowell had a block and 10 kills and Jocelyn Tirrell served nine aces, had five kills and two solo blocks for Cornell.
"I was proud of our team for not giving up in the second the game and also were able to perform when I adjusted the lineup," Cornell coach Amy Lorenzen said.
Cornell plays at Flambeau on Thursday.
Lake Holcombe 3, Flambeau 1
At Tony, the Chieftains fell in the second set but won the final two to score a four-set win over the Falcons (25-23, 20-25, 25-21, 25-17).
Aubrey Meddaugh and Taylor Hartzell led the charge for Lake Holcombe (3-4, 2-0) with 10 and nine kills, respectively. Carley Yeager had a team-high 23 assists while Hartzell had 24 digs, Meddaugh added 22 digs and Yeager had 20 in the win.
Emma Elmberg and Hartzell each had five aces.
Lake Holcombe plays at Winter on Thursday.
Bruce 3, New Auburn 0
At Bruce, the Red Raiders won an East Lakeland Conference contest over the Trojans in straight sets (25-9, 25-14, 25-18).
New Auburn next plays at Birchwood on Thursday night.