Audrey Belf and Rachel DaDamio finished 1-2 in the Division 1 girls cross country championship Saturday at Michigan International Speedway to lead Birmingham Seaholm to the team title.
Belf finished in 17 minutes, 19 seconds and DaDamio in 17:29 as Seaholm put up 88 points to runner-up Traverse City Central's 115. Northville (135), Highland-Milford (169) and Saline (230) rounded out the top five.
Macomb L'Anse Creuse North freshman Karenna Duffey was third in the individual race in 17:33, followed by Rachel Bonner (17:54) of Port Huron and Sielle Kearney (17:57) of Traverse City Central.
Karrigan Smith (18:11) of St. Johns edged Kenzie Weiler (18:13) of Cedar Springs to win the Division 2 title. They were followed by Morgan Posthuma (18:24) of Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern, Megan Aalberts (18:34) of Otsego and Erin O'Keefe (18:35) of Spring Lake.
Claire Brouwer (18:52) led a close pack for Grand Rapids Christian, which scored 87 points to take another team title over runner-up Otsego (145). Next were DeWitt (156), St. Joseph (186) and East Grand Rapids (200).
Holly Bullough of Traverse City St. Francis just bested Amber Way of Charlevoix for the Division 3 title, clocking a 17:51.3 to Way's 17:51.5.
Annie Fuller of Manistee was next in 18:15, followed by Allison Vroon (18:17) of Holland Black River and Gina Patterson (18:29) of Macomb Luthern North.
Courtney Allen (19:06) helped Ithaca to the team championship with 147 points. Shepherd finished runner-up with 158, followed by Manistee (163), Jackson Lumen Christi (164) and Hart (177).
Underclassmen Ava Strenge of St. Philip Catholic Central, Alexis McConnell of Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart and Mary Ankenbauer of Kalamazoo Hackett put up a torrid fight for the individual championship in Division 4 before sophomore Strenge came away the winner in 18:54.
McConnell (18:58.1), a sophomore, edged freshman Ankenbauer (18:58.6) for the runner-up spot. Avery Lowe (19:14) of North Muskegon and Emily Steffke (19:15) of Beal City were fourth and fifth, respectively.
Beal City claimed the team title with 94 points, followed by Hackett (108), Sacred Heart (130), Harbor Springs (156) and Bear Lake-Onekama (180).