Owen Jones

New Lisbon's Owen Jones was one of three freshmen to make the Scenic Bluffs all-conference team. His 12th-place finish at the Durand sectional earned him a berth in Saturday's state meet.

NATE BEIER/For the Star-Times

The Scenic Bluffs Conference unveiled its all-conference teams for both boys and girls cross country following the completion of WIAA sectional meets this past weekend.

All-conference honors were given to each runner that placed in the top 10 of the Scenic Bluffs Conference meet held Oct. 14 in Cashton. The boys’ all-conference team consisted of Hillsboro’s Dakota Wells, Brookwood’s Chase Ferries, New Lisbon’s Owen Jones, Brookwood’s Orrie Maurhoff, Cashton’s Rian Gronemus, Cashton’s Krist Hilden, Bangor’s Isaac Bachman, Brookwood’s Cristian Barrientos, New Lisbon’s Holden Rydmark and Bangor’s Nate Crenshaw.

Brookwood finished first at the conference meet with a team score of 40 points. The Falcons have won six consecutive conference titles. Hillsboro came in second with 60 points, New Lisbon finished third with 78 points, Bangor was fourth with 89 points, Cashton came in fifth with 92 points, Necedah was sixth with 157 points and Royall finished seventh with 198 points.

At last weekend’s Durand sectional, Wells and Jones finished ninth and 12th, respectively, to qualify as individuals for Saturday’s state meet in Wisconsin Rapids.

On the girls’ side, Hillsboro’s Annie Haas set the pace to win the individual title. Joining her on the all-conference team are Cashton’s Gracey Mlsna, Hillsboro’s Hannah Munson, Cashton’s Emma Schlesner, Royall’s Tenley Wopat, Cashton’s Izzi Mason, Cashton’s Annie Schreier, Necedah’s Anetha Vogele, Cashton’s Lydia Korn and New Lisbon’s Catrina Johnson.

Cashton captured its sixth overall Scenic Bluffs title and first since 2009 with a team score of 25 points. Hillsboro came in second with 38 points, Brookwood finished third with 83 and Necedah was fourth with 89.

Cashton finished second at the Durand sectional to qualify as a team for Saturday’s state meet. Haas and Munson finished third and fourth, respectively, to each grab one of the five individual spots for the state meet.