Galt's Sam Walling placed fifth overall in the varsity girls division of the Sierra Invitational on Saturday in Modesto, helping the Warriors place fifth in the team standings. Walling posted a time of 20 minutes, 24 seconds. Her teammate, Kelsea Tiapon took seventh in 20:56.
The Lodi girls placed sixth overall and were led by Brenley Noori in 11th place in 21:22 and Madison Gritsch in 15th in 21:53. Lodi's Tommy Lomeli raced to a ninth-place finish in 17:05 in the boys varsity race as the Flames placed 13th as a team. The Warrior boys took 11th as a team with help from Matt Freitag's 19th-place finish in 17:23.