Bluejay harriers place second, third at League meet

The Sabetha Bluejay harriers traveled to Riverside on Thursday, Oct. 11, to compete against five other Big 7 League teams. The Lady Jays placed second as a team, while the boys’ team placed third

Girls

The Lady Jays placed second overall with a score of 46, while Hiawatha placed first with a score of 38. Other teams placings and score are as follows: Perry Lecompton, third, 93; Jefferson West, fourth, 97; Holton, fifth, 108; and Royal Valley, sixth, 124.

Sophomore Hattie Lukert led the Lady Jays and finished in fourth placed with a time of 20 minutes, 8 seconds. She was following by senior Skylar McAfee in fifth, freshman Jadyn Dorn in eighth, sophomore Kenzie Meyer in 10th; senior Hunter Lowdermilk in 19th; senior Megan Meyer in 20th; and junior Madisen Cochran in 29th.

Sophomore Ellen Glynn and junior Mahalie Allen competed in the JV race and placed seventh and ninth, respectively.

Boys

The Bluejays placed third overall with a score of 60. They were defeated by Hiawatha in first with a score of 30 and Perry-Lecompton in second with a score of 55. Other teams’ placings and scores were Royal Valley, fourth, 112; Holton, fifth, 121; Jefferson West sixth, 174.

Senior Henry Glynn placed third overall with time of 16 minutes, 57 seconds – his best time of the season. He was followed closely by sophomore Kaden Dillon in fourth, sophomore Spencer Strahm in 12th, sophomore Charlie Bestwick in 20th, sophomore Braden Menold in 21st, sophomore Darrin Funk in 30th and freshman Tyrese Bishop in 31st.

In the junior varsity race, junior Micah Romines placed first, freshman Memphis Cochran placed sixth, freshman Cameron Harrell placed seventh, senior Sherzod Isaev placed 19th, freshman Paul Pearson placed 20th and freshman Blake Bowser placed 31st.

Head Coach Doug Leiker said he is proud of the team’s performances.

“Our kids ran well at the league meet,” he said. “Our times are coming down and we competed well. I am proud of our kids.”

Now that the League meet is completed, Leiker said the team is preparing for this Saturday.

“I am looking forward to this Saturday, as we will be hosting regionals,” Leiker said. “This will all happen here in Sabetha at the golf course and our kids would love to invite everyone out to watch them run. This is a big advantage to be able to run at home, so help us out and come and watch.”

The Bluejays will compete at Regionals on Saturday, Oct. 20, in Sabetha. The girls’ race begins at 10:30 a.m., and the boys’ race will start at 11:15 a.m. They will be competing at the Sabetha Golf and Country Club.

10.11.2018 Big 7 @ Riverside

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

RUNNER

PLACE

TIME

Henry Glynn

3

16:57.77

Kaden Dillon

4

17:02.75

Spencer Strahm

12

17:28.40

Charlie Bestwick

20

18:02.94

Braden Menold

21

18:04.81

Darrin Funk

30

18:31.61

Tyrese Bishop

31

18:37.28

TEAM RESULTS

TEAM

SCORE

TOTAL TIME

AVERAGE TIME

Hiawatha

30

16:58.54

Perry Lecompton

55

17:31.61

Sabetha

60

17:31.33

Royal Valley

112

18:11.39

Holton

121

18:24.21

Jefferson West

174

19:43.43

10.11.2018 JV Big 7 @ Riverside

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

RUNNER

PLACE

TIME

Micah Romines

1

17:15.61

Memphis Cochran

6

18:46.69

Cameron Harrell

7

18:57.04

Sherzod Isaev

19

20:00.27

Paul Pearson

20

20:01.09

Blake Bowser

31

20:57.87

 

10.11.2018 Big 7 @ Riverside

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

RUNNER

PLACE

TIME

Hattie Lukert

4

20:08.48

Skylar McAfee

5

20:28.28

Jadyn Dorn

8

20:39.68

Kenzie Meyer

10

20:54.53

Hunter Lowdermilk

19

22:02.22

Megan Meyer

20

22:02.53

Madisen Cochran

29

23:28.74

TEAM RESULTS

TEAM

SCORE

TOTAL TIME

AVERAGE TIME

Hiawatha

38

20:31.24

Sabetha

46

20:50.64

Perry Lecompton

93

21:55.52

Jefferson West

97

22:33.42

Holton

108

22:29.32

Royal Valley

124

23:00.85

10.11.2018 JV Big 7 @ Riverside

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

RUNNER

PLACE

TIME

Ellen Glynn

7

25:05.75

Mahalie Allen

9

25:28.57

Heather Stewart269 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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