Gage Dawson

Neligh-Oakdale senior Gage Dawson finished the course at Logan View in 26:46.66 on Thursday.

The Warrior runners started off this season with a newly-added meet for 2019 — the Logan View Cross Country Invitational.

Ten teams participated in the highly-competitive meet: Neligh-Oakdale, Omaha Roncalli, Bishop Neumann, Boys Town, BRLD, Columbus Lakeview, Logan View, Oakland-Craig, Schuyler and West Point-Beemer.

Senior Emma Bixler was the lone medalist for the varsity squads with a runner up finish in 22:08.86. Hailey Bixler finished 20th in the field of 52 with a time of 27:21.58 to round out the varsity girls squad.

Griffin Claussen was the top finisher for the Warriors with 28th in 20:20:37. There were 94 competitors in the boys race. Griffin Claussen was the top finisher for the Warriors with 28th in 20:20:37, followed by 33. Ashton Higgins, 33rd, 21:14.93; Thomas Johnson, 54th, 23:17.36; and Gage Dawson, 81st, 26:46.66.

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