Both Auburn Cross Country teams lost to Uxbridge on Wednesday. The boys opened the meet, and the Spartans’ Brady Phillips took first at 16:28. Auburn’s Tom Gannon took second at 17:04, and Uxbridge’s Luke Mahoney was third at 17:22. Auburn’s Matt Healy claimed fourth at 17:47, as the Spartans outscored the Rockets 24 to 31. Auburn’s record is 1-1, and Uxbridge is 2-1.

Jackie Cassarelli finished first at 22:05 and Cailee King placed at 22:23 to give the Spartans the lead. Auburn’s Brianna Allain came in third at 23:08 and Riley Simmons came in fourth at 23:32. Uxbridge beat Auburn 25 to 33.

The Rockets are 0-2 on the season, and the Spartans are 2-1.

Off to the races, Auburn and Uxbridge runners begin Wednesday's meet.

Off to the races, Auburn and Uxbridge runners begin Wednesday’s meet.

Brianna Allain leads the Auburn girls and claimed third in the competition.

Brianna Allain leads the Auburn girls and claimed third in the competition.