Putnam County’s Mike Dzierzynski was the first runner to cross the finish line on Sept. 11 at LaSalle-Peru.
He ran the course in 17:20, 11 seconds ahead of the second place runner.
Other PC runners were Rob Twardowski (37th place, 22:42), Matt Haage (42nd, 22:54), Nick Mattern (51st, 23:51) and Wes Grimshaw (63rd, 27:11).
PC as a team placed sixth in the seven-team field with a score of 151. Host LaSalle-Peru won the meet with a team score of 40.