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Led by individual champions Nick Doud and Olivia Hartke, the Bloomington High School boys cross country team and the Normal Community girls won titles Thursday in the Decatur MacArthur Invitational at Decatur.

Doud had a time of 15 minutes, 27.45 seconds. Runner-up was Michael Moreman of Danville in 15:48.66.

BHS had a team total of 43 points to win easily over Danville (60) and third-place Normal Community (91) in the 12-team boys meet. Other BHS runners in the top ten were fifth-place Bradyn Olmstead (16:05.91) and eighth-place Evan Turnbull (16:22.85).

The NCHS boys were paced by Colin Fitzgerald in sixth (16:08.39) and Jacob Myers in 10th (16:29.09).

Hartke had a winning time of 19:02.29 to lead NCHS to 54 points in the nine-team girls meet, 13 points ahead of runner-up Mount Zion. Bloomington was third with 77.

Reagan Spaid also placed in the top 10 for NCHS, taking seventh in 20:30.73. Bloomington was paced by fourth-placer Kaitlin Skeate (20:05.58) and 10th place Paige Kaeb (20:55.97).


Cornerstone routs Okaw Christian: Moses Kabuswe scored four goals to lead the Cornerstone Christian soccer team to a 7-0 win over Arthur Okaw Christian in an East Central Illinois Conference game at Bloomington.

Webby Phiri added a pair of goals for the Cyclones (10-2, 1-0) with Brian Matipa contributing a goal and three assists. Jeb Bender and Sam Walker shared goalkeeping duties for Cornerstone, which outshot Okaw Christian, 14-3.

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