Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 04 September 2012 14:15
Canton-Galva - The Eagles competed at Lincoln Aug 30 in warm but calm weather, making for good running conditions.
Eli Janzen set the pace for the boys with an 11th-place finish in the 5K in 21 minutes, 43 seconds. Also competing were Lane Wiends (33rd, 25:23), Ren Dieker (47th, 30:35), Trey Wedel (53rd, 31:45) and Ben Young (58th, 33:55).
For the girls, freshman Brittany Dieker led the way with a 17th-place finish in the 2-mile race in 17:55. Also competing were Jacey Cantrell (22nd, 18:56), Katie Diehl (35th, 21:28) and Krystal May (39th, 22:41).
“Brittany is a hard worker and not afraid of putting it out there,” coach Lysle Silsby said. “I am very pleased with her performance.”
The Eagles are scheduled to compete at Hesston Sept. 6.
Marion—The Warriors competed at Abilene Thursday.
Leading the pack for the boys was Jordan Hett, placing fifth in the 5K in 18 minutes, 53 seconds. Also competing were Jacob Cope (18th, 20:49), Timothy Knolla (25th, 21:22), Clark Kroupa (29th, 21:41), Quinton Hett (47th, 23:14), Jared Hague (55th, 24:09), Malachi (69th, 27:56) and Nicholas Davies (32:30).
For the girls, freshman McKenzee Remmers finished 11th in 17:48, followed by Shyla (40th, 23:38). Kaelyn Theirolf did not compete because of volleyball.
“It was definitely a hot race at Abilene and several runners participating almost didn’t cross the finish line,” coach Rebecca Hofer said.
“However, everyone ran hard and for our first meet I?think that we did pretty well. However, we still have a long way to go before we reach our personal records from last year.”
MHS will run at the Hesston Invitational Sept. 6.
Peabody-Burns—The Warriors brought home two medals from the Clearwater Invitational Aug. 30.
Zach Preheim earned a medal with a 27th-place finish in the junior/senior boys 2-mile in 13 minutes, nine seconds. Christian Chastain took 49th in 14:26.
Jaydin Hutchison placed 106th in the freshmen/sophomore race, finishing in 16:25.
For the girls, Angelica Winsor claimed a medal with a 17th-place finish in the junior/senior girls 2-mile race in 15:20 and Lily Harris placed 72nd in 21:20.
Mackenzie Young finished 50th in the freshmen/sophomore race in 18:06.
The Warriors are scheduled to compete Sept. 6 at the Hesston Invitational.