25 VIKINGS RUN AT CLAY CENTER!
By William for www.mcpherson-county-ks.com
(Post is SPONSORED by CrossDove Writers)
CLAY CENTER – While team standings says they did not get much done, the Smoky Valley senior high and middle school cross country teams sent 25 runners to Clay Center on Tuesday to run at the Clay Center Invitational despite not running many of their first-line harriers.
The top producing Viking came in the Middle School seventh-grade girls division where Junior Lady Viking Sophia Fruits placed second by running a 13:46.53 in a two-mile run. Samuel Peterson ran a 12:50.11 for the two-mile in the eighth-grade boys division which was good enough for a sixth-place finish. The top Junior Lady Viking for the eighth-grade girls division was Kenzie Heline who ran a 14:55.59 two-mile to place tenth while Jackson VanFosson place twelfth in the sevent-grade boys division by running a 13:59.16.
For the Viking senior high runners, Neveda Acheson finished 37th for the Lady Vikings by running a 27:22.60 in her 5K run, while Logan Bodenhamer finished 55th for the Viking boys in running a 20:19.52.
Cayce Lindstrom was the lone Viking junior varsity runner for either boys and girls and he placed 14th with a 5K run of 19:56.67.
Next up for the Viking harriers will come on Thursday, October 3 when they head south for the 17-team Halstead Cross Country Invitational.
SMOKY VALLEY INDIVIDUAL RESULTS @ CLAY CENTER INVITATIONAL:
LADY VIKING VARSITY (5K run):
Neveda Acheson ran a 27:22.60 and finished 37th
Ashlyn Bryant ran a 27:49.62 and finished 39th
VARSITY BOYS (5K run):
Logan Bodenhamer ran a 20:19.52 and finished 55th
Trevor Jones ran a 20:33.88 and finished 60th
Caden Kibler ran a 20:59.58 and finished 63rd
Devon VanFosson ran a 21:03.13 and finished 64th
Jamison Sattler ran a 21:08.38 and finished 66th
LADY VIKING JUNIOR VARSITY (5K run):
No runners participated
VIKING JUNIOR VARSITY BOYS (5K run):
Cayce Lindstrom ran a 19:56.67 and finished 14th
JUNIOR LADY VIKINGS 8TH GRADE (2-mile run):
Kenzie Heline ran a 14:55.59 and finished 10th
Jazmyn High ran a 16:24.02 and finished 20th
JUNIOR VIKINGS 8TH GRADE BOYS (2-mile run):
Samuel Peterson ran a 12:50.11 and finished 6th
Brayden Eyer ran a 14:06.78 and finished 20th
Sebastion Pavlovich ran a 15:12.49 and finished 33rd
Immanuel Cooper ran a 16:28.28 and finished 42nd
Nicholas Dreier ran a 19:53.18 and finished 54th
JUNIOR LADY VIKINGS 7TH GRADE (2-mile run):
Sophia Fruits ran a 13:46.53 and finished 2nd
Kendra Robledo-Diaz ran a 17:11.03 and finished 18th
Madelyn Mauk ran a 17:13.37 and finished 19th
Esther Clark ran a 17:20.67 and finished 21st
Tessa Replogle ran a 17:23.09 and finished 22nd
Jillian Hett ran a 23:06.90 and finished 31st
JUNIOR VIKINGS 7TH GRADE BOYS (2-mile run):
Jackson VanFosson ran a 13:59.16 and finished 12th
Britton Becker ran a 15:45.17 and finished 32nd
Elijah Spooner ran a 17:08.24 and finished 45th
Cael Kibler ran a 20:01.35 and finished 58th
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