Eight Newton runners competed at the 2016 5A State Cross Country Championships held on October 29th at Rim Rock Farm in Lawrence.
Alaina Stucky placed 15th out of 100 runners with a time of 20:24.4. She was the only Newton girls runner.
Garrett Mick was the top boys runner placing 16th our of 103 runners with a time of 16:56.3. The boys team placed 9th.