Cayuga runner Matthew McNeill turned in the best finish of any local runner at the state cross country meet Saturday in Round Rock.
McNeill finished 49th in the race at Old Settlers’ Park, finishing the course in 18 minutes, 41 seconds.
The Elkhart girls’ team finished 12th in the team competition, led by Anna Clark’s 64th-place finish in 13:38.
Kayla Johnson finished 73rd for the Lady Elks in 13:51, followed by Joli Ballew in 14:01, good enough for 80th.
Harley Brim (14:08) and Paige Huff (15:06) rounded out the Lady Elks’ scoring-five finishing 83rd and 100th, respectively.
Neches’ Haley Harroff finished 63rd in the 1A girls race, finishing in 13:54.