Archive for Monday, September 3, 2012

TMS runners find success at Bobcat Invitational

September 3, 2012

The Tonganoxie Middle School cross country team sent 21 runners last Thursday to the Bobcat Invitational, to which Basehor-Linwood Middle School played host at Wyandotte County Park.

Participants each ran a one-mile race and medals were awarded to the top 15 finishers in each division. Eighth-graders normally run a two-mile race, but the distance was shortened due to the heat.

TMS seventh-grade medalists were Alyssa Scott (12th in girls division with a time of 7:56), Zeb Huseman (second in boys, 6:30), Chandler Hamman (fifth, 6:42) and Bowen Jones (11th, 6:57).

Eighth-grade medalist were Emily Chambers (seventh in girls, 7:27), Austin Boatwright (third in boys, 6:05) and Drew Cook (fourth, 6:14).

The meet was the first of the season for the Warriors. Their next action will be at 4 p.m. on Sept. 6 in Effingham.

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