Apache, Squires top TRC cross country

By The Paper staff

Wabash won the boys Three Rivers Conference cross country championship, while Manchester was second.

The Apaches won with 40 points, followed by the Squires with 87. Southwood was fifth with 122 points, and Northfield was seventh with 159.

For Wabash, Dereck Vogel was second overall in 16:36, Koby Prater was third in 15:46.1, Zack Reed was sixth in 17:13.5, Blakely Stevens was 14th in 18:05.3, and Jacob Bruss was 15th in 18:08.1.

For Manchester, Lance Bennett was 10th in 17:39.5, Carter Bedke was 21st in 17:41.1, Ethan Davis was third in 18:26.1, Montgomery Pattison was 22nd in 18:26.8, and Ben Reichenbach was 23rd in 18:27.6.

Southwood was led by Braden Sweet in fourth place in 16:55.1. Chase Guenin was seventh in 17:17.1, Cayden Prickett was 26th in 18:38.9, Carson Kelley was 41st in 19:40.6, and Landon Topliff was 44th in 10:48.8.

Northfield was led by Andrew Burns in fifth place in 17:04.0. Jarrett Wilson was 12th in 17:53.0, Peyton Frye was 19th in 18:21.5, Grant Dale was 60th in 21:46.5, and Cayden Pennington was 63rd in 22:34.6.

Girls cross country

Manchester’s girls finished third at the TRC meet with 72 points, while Northfield was fourth with 111 points, Wabash was seventh with 167 points, and Southwood didn’t have enough runners to place as a team.

Manchester was led by Jaelyn Webb who finished third overall in 19:58.2. Torina Runkel was ninth in 20:37.1, Katie Barker was 15th in 21:44.5, Sydney Diefenbaugh was 20th in 22:26.6, and Maddy Evans was 25th in 23:13.5.

For Northfield, Alyssa McKillip was 10th in 20:42.3, Natasha Leland was 21st in 22:36.3, Michelle Hunt was 24th in 22:54.7, Baily Burcroff was 26th in 23:22.8, and Brittany Bussard was 30th in 23:51.5.

For Wabash, Whitney Working was 22nd in 22:40.4, Kennedy Brackett was 31st in 23:53.7, Sierra Hall was 33rd in 24:02.6, Angel Wehrly was 36th in 24:31.7, and Camille Kugler was 45th in 28:56.7.

For Southwood, Morgan Farr finished in 20:21.5, and Monica Hobson finished in 23:26.8.

Posted on 2017 Oct 03