The Chadron High girls cross country team made it known that they’d be a force this season as the Lady Cardinals took top honors at the Panhandle Classic meet on Thursday in Scottsbluff.
Chadron outlasted Scottsbluff 28-37.
Freshman Grace Pyle finished 5th with a time of 21:17. Makinley Fuller was just behind in 7th. Emma Witte was 9th and Micaiah Fuller was 14th.
Carter Ryan led the Chadron boys with a 6th place finish in a time 18:46. Gavin Sloan cross the line in 14th.
The Cardinal runners are back on the course next Friday in Gering.