Brooke Strege had the fastest time Thursday among girls from small schools in the Bremser Invite at Mishicot.
The Southern Door senior finished the 5,000-meter course in 20 minutes, 23.09 seconds, 16.84 seconds ahead of the small-school runner-up, Kewaunee freshman Hannah Miller.
Emma Bousley added a top-10 finish for the Eagles by placing seventh in 21:25.07.
Sevastopol and Gibraltar, which like Southern Door are in Division 3 for cross country, also competed in the small-school division. The top finishers for their respective teams were Pioneers junior Bea Dramm placing 11th in 21:36.13 and Vikings senior Betsy Lecy coming in 21st in 22:08.31.
Sevastopol (156) and Southern Door (178) placed fifth and seventh, respectively, in the girls small-school team standings, with Cedar Grove-Belgium (42), Reedsville (75) and Ozaukee (88) finishing in the top three.
Among boys in the small-school division, Southern Door sophomore Ben Grota placed 10th in 17:56.76, nearly a minute and a half behind the top finisher, Ozaukee senior Owen Klaus.
Gibraltar’s top runner was senior Logan Mittermann, who placed 19th in 18:37.35.
Sevastopol’s only boy to complete, sophomore Jairus Dadam, finished 36th in 19:30.45.
Southern Door (235) placed 11th in the small-school boys team standings, with Ozaukee (59), Sheboygan Area Lutheran (67) and Manitowoc Lutheran (87) finishing in the top three.
Sturgeon Bay, the only Door County school in Division 2 for cross country, competed in the Bremser Invite’s large-school division.
In the girls competition, Clippers junior Julia Kurek placed 59th with the team’s top time of 22:46.72, more than 4 minutes off the winning pace of West De Pere sophomore Kate Schmoll.
Sturgeon Bay (386) placed 13th in the girls large-school standings, with Kiel (73), Fox Valley Lutheran (85) and De Pere (85) in the top three.