McPHERSON — The Newton High School cross country team sent three boys and two girls to the varsity races at the McPherson Invitational Thursday at the Rolling Acres Golf Course.

For the Newton boys, Adrian Rogers was 38th in 21:30.20, Caleb Nelson was 46th in 22:49.25 and Grant Justice was 48th in 22:49.91.

For the Newton girls, Alexa Anderson was 31st in 20:52.12 and Heather Schiefelbein was 33rd in 21:01.32.

Most of the Newton varsity will compete Saturday at the Rim Rock Classic at Rim Rock Farms in rural Lawrence.