The Western Reserve Academy boys cross country team placed 11th with 284 points in the 15-team Gold Division Saturday at the Avon Early Bird Meet at Lorain County Community College in Elyria.

Fairview Park easily won the competition with 56 points.

Cade Howard led the Pioneers with a 36th-place time of 20 minutes, 2.3 seconds.

Rounding out the top five for Reserve were Tano Nguyen (53rd, 20:41.6), Will Downing (54th, 20:42.2), Raymond Barrett (75th, 21:37) and Jacob Grossman (86th, 22:09.5).