Shaves three minutes off last year's best time.

HESSTON — Inman High School's Nicholas Martisko won the Class 1A-3A sophomore division of the Swather Special Cross Country Invitational at the Hesston Golf Course on Thursday. His time of 17:49.5 was over a minute faster than the second place finisher and three minutes better than his best time from last year. As a team Inman finished in 18th place.

In the 4A-6A division the McPherson Bullpups finished sixth in girls and 11th in boys competition. Top finisher for the girls was Natalie Hedlund in the sophomore division at 22:41.2. For the boys Cody Achilles was the top finisher for the Pups, placing seventh in the freshman division at 19:17.8.