HELINE, LAMBERT MEDAL FOR VIKINGS AT RIM ROCK!
By William for www.mcpherson-county-ks.com
(Cover Photo by Heline Photography)
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LAWRENCE – It was a strong showing for the Smoky Valley cross country team as they ran at the competitive Rim Rock Farm Classic in Lawrence on Saturday.
To begin with the Viking harriers had two medalists, including Ryan Heline not only medaling but finishing in the top four individually with a run of 17:02. Within the boy’s division there were 311 individual runners and 43 teams, of which the Viking boys placed seventh.
For the Lady Vikings, Gracie Lambert finished her run in 21:30 which placed her 24th out of 240 runners. Lambert also helped the Lady Vikings place 13th out of 32 teams in the girl’s division.
“We had a great day in Lawrence running at the Rim Rock Classic,” explained Viking Head Coach Holly Toll in her post meet reflections. “We finally got to run in some cooler weather, which helped with our times. The course is a challenging one, but it’s nice to get the kids out here and run it before state. We look forward to finishing out the regular season and get the post season started to earn another trip to this same course.”
Next on the calendar for the Smoky Valley harriers will be on Thursday when they travel south to run at Halstead.
VIKING CROSS COUNTRY RESULTS AT RIM ROCK FARM CLASSIC:
VIKING BOYS (Finished 7th out of 43 teams):
Ryan Heline ran a 17:02 and finished 4th, Medaled
Garrett Huffman ran an 18:32 and finished 52nd
Stephen Peterson ran an 18:44 and finished 65th
Lukas Apel ran a 19:03 and finished 91st
Trayton Miller ran a 19:13 and finished 103rd
Justice Gardner ran a 19:22 and finished 118th
Adin Replogle ran a 19:54 and finished 156th
LADY VIKINGS (Finished 13th out of 32 teams):
Gracie Lambert ran a 21:30 and finished 24th, Medaled
Ellise Peterson ran a 22:13 and finished 46th
Kajsa Peterson ran a 22:59 and finished 65th
Olivia Bengtson ran a 24:08 and finished 111th
Zoe Grace ran a 15:55 and finished 171st
Lydia Peterson ran a 26:28 and finished 185th
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