Bloomquist finished the 5,000-meter course with a time of 16:08.95. Cale Easton of Middleton won the race in 15:49.47.
Marian Linse of Jefferson and Henry Chapman of East Troy were the individual winners at the Rock Valley Conference cross country meet Thursday on the UW-Whitewater campus course.
Drew Bosley pulled away from the boys field by the one-mile mark Saturday at the 81st Annual Midwest Invitiational, turning in a time of 14:52.8. It was a new personal best for Bosley on a cross country course and broke the modern Midwest record, set by Madison La Follette's Finn Gessner (15:03) in 2016.
Bridge work at Blackhawk Golf Course forced a route change for the 81st Midwest Invitational, which feature 45 high school cross country teams Saturday in Janesville.
Five notable performances in area high school sports from the past week and five events to watch over the next seven days.
Middleton won both the boys and girls team titles at the Arrowhead Invitational in Hartland on Thursday.
Craig junior Maddy Arrowood won the girls race and helped the Cougars girls cross country team win the Blackshirt Challenge in Waukesha.
Brian Lawton spent 19 years as Janesville Craig cross country coach, helping 19 teams advance to the WIAA state meet. He stepped down during the offseason to focus on his family and its business.
A preview of the girls and boys cross country seasons for Janesville Craig and Janesville Parker.
Need to run three miles in 90-degree heat? There’s an app for that.
Saturday marks the 80th running of the Midwest Invitational.