The Del Norte High Cross Country team competed in their only home meet of the year at the Del Norte Golf Course on Tuesday. The team finished fourth out of six teams. (Above) Taylor Jacob runs during the cross country event. Head coach Kirk Burrows said the team was much improved from the first meet of the year last week and is only three points out of third place. I was impressed with their effort to compete,' he said. On the boys side, Jesse Cipolla finished 9th overall with a time 18:23, while Grant Ivison placed 12th with a time of 18:59. Joey Kravitz placed 26th finishing at 20:29; Drew Morrison was 32nd at 20:59 and Jacob Patterson was 37th at 21:23. Sam Battaglieri and Thomas Trevino also competed. On the girls side, Jennifer Skinner finished with a time of 28:01 while Gabi Scholes had a 28:55 and Taylor Jacob finished at 30:13. The team will next compete next Tuesday. (The Daily Triplicate/Bryant Anderson).