Sturgeon Bay and Luxemburg-Casco's cross country teams posted impressive results at Thursday's Valders Invitational.
Julia Kurek captured her first meet win of the season as she won the Valders Invitational representing the Sturgeon Bay girls cross country team. Kurek covered the 5K course in 20:44 to win the meet as the Clippers as a team came in seventh place with 177 points. Luke Selle ran a personal best of 23:27 to lead the boys' team.
The Luxemburg-Casco girls cross country team finished with 70 points and tied for first place with Plymouth in Thursday's Valders Invitational. Claire DuChateau came in 15 seconds behind Sturgeon Bay's Julia Kurek to come in second place overall with a time of 21:01. Kyan Lynts paced the boys' squad with a time of 18:28 and a fifth-place finish to lead the Spartans to a third-place finish.
Full results for both teams are available at NEW Radio Sports Network by clicking the links above.
In other local cross-country news, Green Bay high schools honored former Green Bay West High School coach Don Buntman by naming the course at Colburn Park in his honor. An alum of Green Bay West himself, Buntman created the course in 1985 and has since hosted an estimated 1,000 races in its over 35-year history. Teams from Door and Kewaunee counties last competed on the course in 2021 as a part of the alternative fall season. Buntman received the honor as a part of the Green Bay City Meet on Thursday which was won by Green Bay Preble.