Tritons claim gold ahead of regionals

Tritons claim gold ahead of regionals

The Iowa Central cross country team prepared for regionals with a strong showing at the Mustang Jamboree Saturday.

The men's team claimed the team title despite sitting several varsity runners with the women placing ninth overall.

Iowa Central placed ahead of Hawkeye, Grand View and Graceland in the nine-team field.

Pur Biel was the individual champion, clocking a time of 25:11 to place two seconds ahead of the runner-up. Chris Levario was fourth and Jordan Hustak 12th.

Lilia Alvarez had the top finish for the women, placing seventh overall.