RIB MOUNTAIN – Auburndale’s Charles Jewell won the boys race and the Eagles finished second in the team standings at the Marathon Cross Country Invitational on Thursday at Nine Mile Recreation Park.
Jewell won the race in 17:59.9, just 1.7 seconds ahead of Jaron Gage of Marathon. Sam Bowden of Pittsville was third in 18:12.
Marathon won the boys team title with 84 points, five better than Auburndale.
Athens finished fifth, Pittsville sixth and Colby/Abbotsford eighth in the boys