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Monroe boys run to 2nd
Monroe junior Ryan Peterson, front, and senior Derek Christiansen run in the Freeport Invitational Saturday. The Monroe boys finished second place as a team. (Photo for the Times: Duke Goetz)
FREEPORT - Without two of its top five runners, the Monroe boys cross country team showed its depth and ran to a second-place finish at the Freeport Pretzel Invitational Saturday at Highland College. The Cheesemakers had five runners in the top 16 led by sophomore Dylan Scace who finished fifth with a time of 15 minutes, 37 seconds. Kaneland, Ill. edged the Cheesemakers for the team title at the 17-team invite.