Both Dakota State Cross Country teams took home first place in the Herb Blakely Invitational. Martin Bailey was the top finisher for the men’s team at a time of 28:19. The Trojans had two more finishers in the top five: Evan Slominski in second at 28:30 and Cody Farland in fourth at 28:50. For the women, Jacia Christensen took home the top spot, finishing at 20:19. Jada Anderson, Juliette Rios, and Emily Greve finished third, fourth, and fifth respectively. Both teams will have a week off before competing in the Roy Griak Invitational on September 24th.