NHS girls, WHS boys finish 2nd at Northfield Invitational

By The Paper staff

Northfield’s girls and Wabash’s boys each captured second place in their respective divisions during Saturday’s, Aug. 27, Northfield Cross Country Invitational.

Wabash placed three runners in the top 11 spots, including Dereck Vogel who won the race in 18 minutes 3 seconds.

Koby Pater was sixth in 18:28.5, and Tre Lopez was 11th in 18:54.5.

Oak Hill won the boys’ race with a score of 34 points. Wabash was second with 62, and Heritage was third with 75.

Southwood finished sixth with 142, and North Miami was seventh with 180.

Southwood’s Chase Guenin finished eighth in 18:32.6, while Luke Winer was 12th in 19:10.

Northfield’s Peyton Frye finished the course in 19:24.3 to finish in 16th place. The Norse didn’t field a full team and were not included in the overall team standings.

Wabash’s Jacob Bruss rounded out the top 20, finishing the course in 19:41.9.

Oak Hill also captured the girls race, finishing with 22 points.

Northfield followed with 66, Southwood was third with 73, Wabash was fifth with 129 and North Miami was seventh with 164.

Oak Hill’s Margo Hornocker and Millie Gamble captured the top two spots with times of 20:01.6 and 20:13.1, respectively.

Southwood’s Morgan Farr finished third in 21:06.5, and Northfield’s Alyssa McKillip was fifth in 21:13.7.

Southwood’s Kassidy Atwood finished 11th in 22:15.3, while Natasha Leland was 13th in 23:01.2.

Wabash’s first finisher was Whitney Working, who finished 14thin 23:13.2.

Northfield’s Catherine Tracy was 16th in 23:22.4, while Southwood’s Ellie White and Taylor Heath finished 17th and 18th, respectively. White finished the course in 23:31.5 and Heath finished in 23:51.7.

Northfield’s Michelle Hunt was 21st, while teammates Liz Moore, Attie Schuler and Abbey Ross captured 23rd through 25th respectively.

Posted on 2016 Sep 06