ACHILLES, EICKBUSH LEAD BULLPUPS

By William

BUHLER – The McPherson High cross-country team sent 13 runners to the loaded Buhler Invitational on Thursday and brought home but one individual medal while the Bullpup boys placed seventh overall.

Cody Achilles ran a 17:48 and placed eighth overall as the lone Bullpup to medal on the day. Liam Seron was the next best Bullpup finisher and he placed 27th with a run of 18:59.

For the Lady Bullpup runners, they only had two girls competing for the varsity and were led by Courtney Eickbush as she ran a 23:35 and placed 27th while Evie Elder was close behind in 29th with a run of 23:46.

McPherson also had three Bullpup junior varsity runners and three Lady Bullpup junior varsity runners as well.

“We were running on tired legs this week as we got a couple tough workouts in since our last meet,” explained McPherson Head Coach Nikolous Rempe during his post meet reflections. “Buhler is one of our tougher courses, but we had strong races by several of the runners. We are looking forward to running at home next week.”

Next up for the McPherson cross country teams will be to host the McPherson Invitational at Wall Park on Thursday, September 24.

BULLPUP INDIVIDUAL RESULTS at Buhler:

BULLPUP BOYS VARSITY (Team finished 7th):

Cody Achilles ran 17:48 and placed 8th.

Liam Seron ran 18:59 and placed 27th.

Joel Hendricks ran 19:22 and placed 37th.

Skylar Lockard ran 21:25 and placed 57th.

Roman Mai ran 22:39 and placed 59th.

Jaiden Strickland ran 23:50 and placed 62nd.

LADY BULLPUP VARSITY:

Courtney Eickbush ran 23:35 and placed 27th.

Evie Elder ran 23:46 and placed 29th.

BULLPUP JUNIOR VARSITY:

Dalton Weir ran 24:40 and placed 54th.

Sam Boese ran 25:01 and placed 56th.

Hunter Mendez ran 26:59 and placed 61st.

LADY BULLPUP JUNIOR VARSITY:

Keanna Sullivan ran 27:37 and placed 33rd.

Renae Hendricks ran 28:23 and placed 36th.

Aleah Perry ran 29:23 and placed 39th.

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