Republic freshman Megan Hergesheimer finished 2nd in the girls cross-country race at Carthage Thursday, and Ryan Way finished fourth among the boys. Kayla Bartelsmeyer also turned in a top-20 finish for the Lady Tigers.
Hergesheimer finished with a time of 21:24 on the hilly course at Carthage.
It was the highest place of the young season for the trio of Hergesheimer, Way and Bartelsmeyer.
The cross-country team returns to action Tuesday at Bolivar.