Boys place second, girls third at Horton Invitational

Sophomore Hattie Lukert trails a few feet behind Hiawatha senior Elizabeth Kettler during the Horton Cross Country meet on Thursday, September 27. Lukert placed second overall with a time of 20 minutes, 19 seconds.

The Bluejay harriers were on the road again last week when they traveled to Horton on Thursday, Sept. 27. After two well run races, the boys’ team brought home a second place finish while the girls’ team finished in third.

Boys

The boys’ team placed second overall with a score of 82, while Hiawatha placed first with the score of 46. Other team scores and placing were Jackson Heights, 92, third; Marysville, 105, fourth; Rock Creek, 111, fifth; McLouth, 126, sixth; Valley Falls, 170, seventh; and Cornerstone, 192, eighth.

The Bluejays were led by senior Henry Glynn, who placed fourth overall with a time of 17 minutes, 52 seconds. Sophomore Kaden Dillon placed fifth – just behind Glynn – with a time of 18 minutes, 2 seconds.

Three Bluejays – junior Micah Romines, sophomore Spencer Strahm and freshman Tyrese Bishop – finished just seconds apart from each other in 27th, 28th and 29th place, respectively. Sophomore Darrin Funk completed the race with a 38th place finish.

Girls

The girls’ team ran a tough race as well and brought home a third place finish. They were defeated by Hiawatha in first and Rock Creek in second. Sabetha defeated Jackson Heights in fourth, St. Mary’s in fifth, Rossville in sixth, McLouth in seventh, and Maur Hill in eighth.

Sophomore Hattie Lukert led the Lady Jays throughout the race and finished in second overall with a time of 20 minutes, 19 seconds. Following Lukert were senior Skylar McAfee in 15th place, freshman Jaydn Dorn in 19th, senior Hunter Lowdermilk in 30th, junior Madisen Cochran in 43rd, sophomore Ellen Glynn in 57th, and junior Mahalie Allen in 61st.

Sabetha will host their first meet of the season at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Sabetha Golf Club.

9.27.2018 @ Horton

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

RUNNER

PLACE

TIME

Hattie Lukert

2

21:11.12

Skylar McAfee

15

22:23.78

Jadyn Dorn

19

22:36.74

Hunter Lowdermilk

30

24:20.46

Madisen Cochran

43

26:02.02

Ellen Glynn

57

27:24.21

Mahalie Allen

61

28:45.90

TEAM RESULTS

TEAM

SCORE

TOTAL TIME

AVERAGE TIME

Hiawatha

62

1:50:58.69

22:11.74

Rock Creek

71

1:51:59.09

22:23.82

Sabetha

99

1:56:34.12

23:18.83

Jackson Heights

119

1:59:57.36

23:59.48

St. Mary’s

136

2:01:15.18

24:15.04

Rossville

148

2:05:04.85

25:00.97

McLouth

149

2:06:35.50

25:19.10

Maur Hill

168

2:06:12.99

24:14.60

Cornerstone

173

2:11:08.54

26:13.71

 

9.27.2018 @ Horton

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

RUNNER

PLACE

TIME

Henry Glynn

4

17:52.09

Kaden Dillon

5

18:02.21

Micah Romines

27

19:37.78

Spencer Strahm

28

19:39.86

Tyrese Bishop

29

19:40.40

Darrin Funk

38

20:07.61

TEAM RESULTS

TEAM

SCORE

TOTAL TIME

AVERAGE TIME

Hiawatha

46

1:32:09.85

18:25.97

Sabetha

82

1:34:52.34

18:58.47

Jackson Heights

92

1:35:22.10

19:04.42

Marysville

105

1:36:41.26

19:20.26

Rock Creek

111

1:37:38.73

19:31.75

McLouth

126

1:38:25.78

19:41.16

Valley Falls

170

1:42:35.20

20:31.04

Cornerstone

192

1:50:52.03

22:10.41

Heather Stewart260 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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