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Olivia Murphy, Mandeville cross country runner

Boys cross country

Devyn Keith, John Curtis

Keith not only won the St. Joseph’s Academy Invitational on Saturday, but he did so in record fashion. Keith completed the 3-mile Highland Road Park course with a 14 minutes, 30.80 seconds, which shattered a 22-year-old course record by 21 seconds.

Girls cross country

Olivia Murphy, Mandeville

Murphy finished third in the St. Joseph Invitational in Baton Rouge on Saturday with a brisk 3-mile time of 17 minutes 59.70 seconds. The only local runner she trailed was teammate, fellow senior Claire Crosby, who was named the New Orleans Advocate’s Athlete of the Week in September. The Skippers finished second as a team.