SHS Cross Country boys take first at League

The Bluejay harriers traveled to Hiawatha on Thursday, Oct. 17, for the league cross country meet. The boys’ team brought home a first-place finish, and the girls’ team came away with sixth place.

Boys

For the boys, sophomore Tyrese Bishop led the way, finishing in third. Fellow sophomore teammate Cameron Harrell came in sixth, followed closely by junior Braden Menold in eighth.

Other Jays placing were junior Spencer Strahm in 12th, junior Charlie Bestwick in 13th, sophomore Memphis Cochran in 17th and junior Darrin Funk in 18th.

Junior varsity runners included sophomores Paul Pearson and Blake Bowser, who placed third and 15th, respectively.

Girls

For the girls, sophomore Jadyn Dorn came in seventh place. Freshman Carly Hartter was the next Lady Jay across the finish line in 17th.

Other Lady Jays placing included senior Madisen Cochran in 25th, junior Ellen Glynn in 27th, junior Kenzie Meyer in 35th and senior Mahalie Allen in 40th.

“I am proud of our kids. They ran well at the league meet at Hiawatha,” said Head Coach Doug Leiker. “Looking forward for this Saturday when we run at regionals. The top three teams will qualify for the State meet at Rim Rock farm the following Saturday. Great time to have a bunch of PRs. Go Jays!”

Next up for the Jays is the regional meet on Saturday, Oct. 26, which will be held in Leonardville. Girls run at 10 a.m. and boys run at 10:45 a.m.

10.17.2019 Big 7 League @ Hiawatha

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

RUNNER

PLACE

TIME

Jadyn Dorn

7

23:18.59

Carly Hartter

17

24:35.91

Madisen Cochran

25

25:49.03

Ellen Glynn

27

26:04.09

Kenzie Meyer

35

26:47.94

Mahalie Allen

40

28:44.97

TEAM RESULTS

TEAM

SCORE

TOTAL TIME

AVERAGE TIME

Hiawatha

42

1:56:35.37

23:19.08

Holton

79

2:02:20.74

24:28.15

Jefferson West

81

2:02:45.62

24:33.13

Royal Valley

105

2:05:30.57

25:06.12

Perry-Lecompton

109

2:06:04.97

25:13

Sabetha

111

2:06:35.56

25:19.12

Nemaha Central

116

2:09:12.81

25:50.57

10.17.2019 Big 7 League @ Hiawatha

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

RUNNER

PLACE

TIME

Tyrese Bishop

3

18:07.22

Cameron Harrell

6

18:24.06

Braden Menold

8

18:42.03

Spencer Strahm

12

19:12.66

Charlie Bestwick

13

19:13.75

Memphis Cochran

17

19:28.03

Darrin Funk

18

19:32.75

TEAM RESULTS

TEAM

SCORE

TOTAL TIME

AVERAGE TIME

Sabetha

42

1:33:39.72

18:43.95

Perry-Lecompton

52

1:34:21

18:52.20

Holton

78

1:36:20.34

19:16.07

Hiawatha

94

1:35:52.37

19:10.48

Jefferson West

136

1:41:45.40

20:21.08

Royal Valley

143

1:40:17.99

20:03.60

Nemaha Central

171

1:43:25.51

20:41.11

10.17.2019 Big 7 League @ Hiawatha

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

RUNNER

PLACE

TIME

Paul Pearson

3

20:04.78

Blake Bowser

15

21:52.56

Krista Wasinger71 Posts

Krista Wasinger is Co-Editor of The Sabetha Herald, where she has been on staff since 2011. She specializes in city reporting and feature stories, as well as photography and page and advertising design. Krista is a 2004 Fort Hays State University graduate with a degree in communications studies with an emphasis in journalism.

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