Pictured here are the members of the Dowagiac cross country teams. In front from left are Brandon Wilson, Chris Gantt, Michala Froehlich, Nate, Michael, Leanna Allen, Kasey Proshwitz, Jason Turner and coach Ken Jordan. The middle row consists of Kayla Yakim, Erin Stanton, Ryne Willming, Ryan Daly, Juan Meza, Matt Ernzen, Samantha Mathews and Corinne Kasper. In back are Kristina Bunn, Rebecca Luth, Sarah Hassle, Ali Hess, Kelsey Cleveland, Lexy Rank and Savanna Lemon. (The Daily News/Scott Novak)
Pictured here are the members of the Dowagiac cross country teams. In front from left are Brandon Wilson, Chris Gantt, Michala Froehlich, Nate, Michael, Leanna Allen, Kasey Proshwitz, Jason Turner and coach Ken Jordan. The middle row consists of Kayla Yakim, Erin Stanton, Ryne Willming, Ryan Daly, Juan Meza, Matt Ernzen, Samantha Mathews and Corinne Kasper. In back are Kristina Bunn, Rebecca Luth, Sarah Hassle, Ali Hess, Kelsey Cleveland, Lexy Rank and Savanna Lemon. (The Daily News/Scott Novak)

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Chiefs fall at Plainwell

Published 8:27am Wednesday, September 16, 2009

The Dowagiac cross country teams were swept by host Plainwell on Tuesday in a Wolverine Conference dual meet.

The Trojans defeated the Chieftains 17-46, while the Plainwell girls’ team posted a 15-50 victory.

Morgan Timiney was the top finisher for Plainwell as he bested the field with a time of 17:49.

Zach Verhage of Plainwell as second with an 18:43.

Dowagiac’s Chris Gantt placed fourth overall to lead the Chieftains with a time of 18:43.
Jason Turner finished 11th (24:17), Matt Ernzen 14th (25:04), Ryan Daly 15th (25:16), Brandon Wilson 16th (25:23) and Tyler Cross 17th (28:26).

The Lady Trojans’ Cara Minto was the top finisher with a clocking of 24:24.

Taylor Mann was second for Plainwell with a time of 25:00.

Dowagiac was led by Leana Allen’s 11th place finish and a time of 29:06.

Kesley Cleveland was 15th (29:59), Samantha Mathews 16th (30:00), Amanda Hassle 18th (32:01), Kristina Bunn 19th (33:12), Caitlin Shurte 20th (33:16), Rebecca Luth 21st (33:24), Corinne Kasper 22nd (34:37), Kayla Yakim 23rd (35:50), Savanna Lemon 24th (35:58), Sarah Hassle 25th (36:59), Michala Froehlich 26th (42:46), Allison Hassle 27th (42:50) and Rebecca Hassle 28th (42:52).

“Plainwell has a very tough, hilly course,” Dowagiac coach Ken Jordan said. “Morgan Timiney is going to be very tough to beat in the conference.”

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