Dallas senior Mitchell Rome finished second Saturday in the 44th annual Cliff Robbins Invitational at Misericordia University’s Letterkenny Fields.
Rome completed the 3.1-mile course in 17:00, seven seconds behind Scranton sophomore Josh Christianson.
The season-opening meet was run on what also serves as Dallas’ home course.
Stephen Postupak, who helped Dallas to a state championship two years ago, returned to the course and competitive running as a senior at Scranton Prep, placing fifth in 17:51.
Lukas Volpetti, a Holy Redeemer senior from Dallas, was seventh.
Lake-Lehman sophomore Chandler Longstreth was 22nd in the 235-runner field and Dallas’ Brendan Fleschut grabbed the last of the 25 medals that were available to individual finishers in each race.
The girls race drew a field of 133 runners with Lake-Lehman taking two of the top four spots.
Madison Brdaric was third in 21:02 and Abby Paczewski was fourth in 21:11.
Dallas had two medalists – Megan Borton in 11th and Kaitlyn Hodakowski in 21st.
Lake-Lehman’s Nick Hockenbury was second of 159 runners in the junior high boys race, finishing five seconds behind Montrose’s Samuel Stashko in 11:36.
Peter Federici from Dallas was ninth, Stephen Kapsick from Lake-Lehman was 15th and Aiden Cotter from Dallas was 20th.
Dallas placed Kira Pomrinke and Ella Fleschut seventh and 21st in the 154-runner junior high girls race.