SHS Cross Country: Girls place first, boys take fourth at meet

The Sabetha harriers traveled to Jeff West for their season opener on Thursday, Aug. 30. The girls’ team would bring home a first place finish, while the boys finish in fourth.

Girls

The girls’ team placed first overall with a score of 47. Other teams scores and placings are as follows: Christ Preparatory Academy, second, 54; Hiawatha, third, 57; Perry, fourth, 91; Holton, fifth, 129; Royal Valley, sixth, 153; and McLouth, seventh, 179.

Senior Skylar McAfee led the girls’ team with a fifth-place finish. She was followed by sophomore Hattie Lukert in seventh, freshman Jadyn Dorn in 17th, senior Megan Meyer in 19th, senior Hunter Lowdermilk in 25th, junior Madisen Cochran in 36th, junior Mahalie Allen in 61st, sophomore Ellen Glynn in 65th, and senior Alice Zamarco in 71st.

Boys

The boys’ team placed fourth overall with a score of 86. They were defeated by Hiawatha in first with a score of 40, Perry in second with a score 82, and Christ Preparatory Academy in third with a score of 84. Other teams scores and placings are as follows: McLouth, fifth, 150; Northern Heights, sixth, 173; Valley Falls, seventh, 189; Royal Valley, eighth, 212; KC East, ninth, 214; Holton, 10th, 230; Jeff West, 11th, 292.

Senior Henry Glynn led the boys’ team, finishing in second. Following him were sophomore Kaden Dillon in sixth; sophomore Braden Menold in 19th; sophomore Darrin Funk in 27th; sophomore Spencer Strahm in 32nd; freshman Memphis Cochran in 41st; freshman Paul Pearson in 68th; and freshman Blake Bowser in 86th.

Head Coach Doug Leiker said he is pleased with the team’s performance at their first meet.

“I was pleased how we competed at the Jeff West meet,” he said. “We will be working to get better each and everyday. This was a great start to our season!”

The Bluejay harriers will hit the road again Saturday, Sept. 8, for their second meet in Wamego.

 

8.30.2018 @ Jeff West

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

RUNNER

PLACE

TIME

Henry Glynn

2

17:56

Kaden Dillon

6

18:06

Braden Menold

19

19:19

Darrin Funk

27

19:43

Spencer Strahm

32

19:57

Memphis Cochran

41

20:19

Paul Pearson

68

21:55

Blake Bowser

86

22:44

TEAM RESULTS

TEAM

SCORE

TOTAL TIME

AVERAGE TIME

Hiawatha

40

1:31:48

18:21.60

Perry

82

1:35:20

19:04.00

Christ Preparatory Academy

84

1:34:52

18:58.40

Sabetha

86

1:35:01

19:00.20

McLouth

150

1:39:19

19:51.80

Northern Heights

173

1:41:37

20:19.40

Valley Falls

189

1:42:15

20:27.00

Royal Valley

212

1:44:18

20:51.60

KC East

214

1:44:01

20:48.20

Holton

230

1:45:06

21:01.20

Jeff West

292

1:50:00

22:00.00

 

8.30.2018 @ Jeff West

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

RUNNER

PLACE

TIME

Skylar McAfee

5

22:07

Hattie Lukert

7

22:12

Jadyn Dorn

17

23:38

Megan Meyer

18

23:40

Kenzie Meyer

19

23:45

Hunter Lowdermilk

25

24:50

Madisen Cochran

36

26:14

Mahalie Allen

61

29:55

Ellen Glynn

65

30:28

Alice Zamarco

71

31:52

TEAM RESULTS

TEAM

SCORE

TOTAL TIME

AVERAGE TIME

Sabetha

1

1:55:22

23:04.40

Christ Preparatory Academy

2

1:55:28

23:05.60

Hiawatha

3

1:57:10

23:26.00

Perry

4

2:03:35

24:43.00

Holton

5

2:10:30

26:06.00

Royal Valley

6

2:14:18

26:51.60

McLouth

7

2:25:41

29:08.20

Heather Stewart296 Posts

Heather Stewart is a reporter for The Sabetha Herald, where she has been on staff since 2015. She specializes in court and sports reporting, as well as photography. Heather is a 2011 Kansas State University graduate with a degree in psychology. She lives in Sabetha with her husband.

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