The Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) cross country team competed in the Fighting Bee Invitational at Bettendorf and scored 316 points.
St. Ambrose University, led by Ashley Plumb's first-place finish, took the team championship with 35 points. Plumb won the individual competition with a time of 19 minutes, 37 seconds on the 6K course.
DMACC was led by sophomore Molly Eyerly, who finished 49th with a time of 23:28. Sophomore Chasity Moody of Maxwell was 57th in 24:02 and sophomore Jada Wierck of West Des Moines turned in a time of 25:25, good for 62nd place. Freshmen Anna Jones of Maxwell and Kristin Smith of Newton, who just joined the team, rounded out DMACC's performance with 72nd- and 76th-place finishes respectively. Jones was timed in 27:51 and Smith crossed the finish line in 28:59.
The DMACC cross country team will run in the Trent Smith Invitational Oct. 13 at Mason City.