CHS girls get second at own invitational
The Concordia girls cross country team received a pair of top five finishes on their way to second place in their own invitational yesterday.
Courtney Monzon led the way for the Panthers finishing fourth in a time of 18:22.26.
Maggie Lambert was fifth in 18:30.75.
Christina Wankum of McPherson won the race in 17:29.09.
Olivia Leif finished 14th for Concordia in a time of 19:37.80 and was followed closely by Mallory Thompson in 15th with a time of 19:39.99.
Tori Reed was 28th in 21:32 .42 and Lydia Knapp finished 35th in 23:31.59.
Clay Center won the team meet with 30 points, Concordia finished with 50 points and McPherson was third with 77 points.
Isaac Sprague led the way on the boys team with a time of 19:55.84 to finish seventh.
Cody Schmitz was 27th in 21:47.28, Marcel Rimrodt finished 30th in 21:57.25.
Devin Kymer ran 23:29.64 to finish 47th and Josh Timme was 51st in 23:36.03.
Connor Reynolds ran 24:45.67 to place 62nd and Ben Strommen finished 65th in 25:30.57 to round out the Panther varsity.
Clay Center won the boys meet with 42 points, Buhler was third with 77 and Republic County was third with 85.
Concordia scored 135 and placed seventh.
Gavin Shuler led the boys JV runners with a time of 25:59.33, Paul Frost ran 26:26.27 and Caleb Hartzell ran 30:33.70.
Kirstyn Dvorak led the girls JV runners with a time of 24:46.44, Jackelin Garcia followed with a time of 27:58.16.
Nicole Timme led the way for Concordia in the junior high girls 1600 meter race, placing second with a 6:39.76.
Cierra Kennedy was third in 6:50.06 and Britney Gilkeson finished fourth in 6:51.29.
Callahan Figgs finished sixth with a time of 7:00.03.
Briana Kennedy was 19th in 7:55.74, Desiree Hemenway, 23rd in 8:14.55 and Tori Marsh finished 24th in 8:30.73.
Kyler Caspers finished eighth in the junior high boys race with a time of 6:37.41 and Andrew Mason ran 8:33.33 and finished 26th.
The Panthers will run again on September 12 in Fairbury.
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