Smyrna High School's Robert Eskridge won the boys race, and Naomi Bowser won the girls race against Polytech today at Blackbird State Forest near Smyrna. In the team results, the Smyrna girls won 18-45, but the boys lost 27-28.

Smyrna High School runners took the top spots in the boys race and the girls race today against Polytech, while in the team scores the Smyrna girls defeated the Panthers but the boys lost by one point.

Smyrna's Robert Eskridge won the boys race, and Naomi Bowser won the girls race against Polytech today at Blackbird State Forest near Smyrna.

In the team results, the Smyrna girls won 18-45 to improve to 8-0, but the boys lost 27-28 to fall to 2-6.

In cross country, the low score wins. The top five runners on each team score team points, starting with one point for first place, two points for second place, etc.

GIRLS RESULTS, TOP 15 RUNNERS

1. Naomi Bowser (S) 18:48

2. Destinee Ekanem (S) 21:29

3. Abby Mace (S) 21:33

4. Sarah Larose (S) 22:04

5. Lilly Crone (P) 22:16

6. Kendra Mounts (S) 23:12

7. Cathryn Shahan (S) 23:13

8. Emily Perry (P) 23:37

9. Sarah Fox (P) 23:49

10. Zoe Wilcox (S) 23:51

11. Jillian Hoff (S) 23:56

12. Maddie Harrison (P) 24:11

13. Courtney Gallagher (P)

14. Melissa Perez (S) 24:45

15. Chloe Griffiths (S) 25:12

BOYS RESULTS, TOP 15 RUNNERS

1. Robert Eskridge (S) 17:23

2. Andrew Garza (P) 17:50

3. Aaron Lewis (S) 17:54

4. Jacob Stafford (P) 18:21

5. Bradley Beamer (S) 18:28

6. Michael Rodrick (P) 18:39

7. Aaron Rash (P) 18:51

8. Kevonte Jacks (P) 18:53

9. Trevor Blankenship (S) 19:07

10. Brett Mathis (S) 19:20

11. Collin Brower (P) 19:29

12. Kaleb Kmiec (P) 20:14

13. Bret Nowakowski (P) 20:17

14. Dylan Andruzzi (S) 20:18

15. Mark Seward (S) 20:23

NEXT MEET: Friday, Oct. 20 at the Joe O'Neill Invitational, Bellevue State Park, Wilmington