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By Don Ogle 

Underclassmen shine in cross country opener


Donna Wiedeburg

Taighlor Arnett and Kate Riggs during the girls varsity race at Gering Friday. Both are freshmen and Riggs led Sidney with an eighth place medal.

Underclassmen stepped to the forefront in Sidney's first cross country meet this season, with freshmen and sophomores leading the way for both boys and girls teams at Monument Shadows Golf Course Friday.

Sidney freshman Kate Riggs finished in the top 10 to lead the varsity squad to a fifth place finish. Riggs ran the 5,000 meter course in 21:34.53 for eighth place, followed by classmate Taighlor Arnett, whose 22:02.82 was good for 14th. Finishing in 20th and 31st, respectively, in the 89-runner field were Lady Raiders Kara Birner and Hannah Kennedy, who both had personal best times.

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