BELVIDERE — Mason VanDierendonck led the Rochelle Middle School cross country team at meets in Belvidere and Oregon this week.
The Royals took third place out of five teams in Oregon on Wednesday, where Dylan Finkboner, Adolfo Flores, Andy Wang and Connor Lenkaitis also scored.
Brett Heinrich was named Runner of the Meet in Belvidere on Tuesday.
On the girls’ side, Anne Hickey led the team in both meets. The Royals finished in fourth in Oregon, where Abby Wagner, Ashley Ramos, Nancy Torres and Brisa Perez also scored.
Clarissa Dodillet shaved more than three minutes off of her time on Wednesday and was named the Runner of the Meet.
The Royals will host the NCJC conference championship on Saturday at Skare Park.