Archive for Friday, October 8, 2010

Chieftains, Bulldogs run at Pleasant Ridge

October 8, 2010

Cross country runners from Tonganoxie High and McLouth competed Thursday at the Pleasant Ridge Invitational.

Chieftains junior Patrick Rachford was the top local finisher, placing third in the boys race with a time of 17:33.

THS senior Alex Hauk finished 13th in the girls race.

McLouth’s top performers were Derek Wright (15th) and Emily Welsh (29th).

Tonganoxie’s boys took second place in the team standings after having three runners — Rachford, Caleb Himpel and Dalton Harrington — place in the top 14.

The THS girls finished fourth.

Neither the McLouth boys nor girls had enough runners to compete for a team title.

Tonganoxie’s next race is the Kaw Valley League Meet. It begins at 4 p.m. on Thursday at Wyandotte County Park in Bonner Springs.

Pleasant Ridge Meet

Thursday at Easton

Girls

Team placing: 1. Basehor-Linwood; 2. Christ Prep; 3. Jefferson County North; 4. Tonganoxie.

THS results: 13. Alex Hauk, 17:39; 15. Emma Stilgenbauer, 17:41; 16. Emily Soetaert, 17:45; 22. Taylar Morgan, 18:20; 26. Parker Osborne, 18:38; 28. Grae Wilbanks, 18:47; 30. Amanda Shepley, 18:59.

MHS results: 29. Emily Welsh, 18:52; 36. Caroline Overbaugh, 20:40.

Boys

Team standings: 1. Christ Prep, 24; 2. Tonganoxie, 64; 3. Basehor-Linwood, 75; 4. Jefferson County North, 98.

THS results: 3. Patrick Rachford, 17:33; 11. Caleb Himpel, 18:05; 14. Dalton Harrington, 18:17; 19. Keith Slater, 18:35; 24. Clayton Himpel, 19:05; 27. Brady Field, 19:19; 30. Jeff Neal, 19:50.

MHS results: 15. Derek Wright, 18:23; 36. Justin Johnston, 21:09; 37. Marcus Blaker, 21:13; 48. Jonathan Powell, 25:03; 49. Jonathan Wright, 25:26.

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