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Niles cross country 17th at St. Joe Invitational

Published 8:41am Wednesday, August 29, 2012

ST. JOSEPH — St. Joseph and Grand Rapids South Christian won the boys and girls titles at the St. Joseph Invitational at Riverview Park Tuesday.

The Bears edged Sturgis 28-30 for the boys title, while Saugatuck was third with 36 points, Battle Creek Lakeview fourth with 39 points and Otsego fifth with 40 points.

Edwardsburg was 17th (116) and Niles 18th (119).

South Christian defeated St. Joseph for the girls title 28-36.

Battle Creek Lakeview was third with 46 points, Portage Central fourth with 48 points and Vicksburg fifth with 49 points.

Edwardsburg was 14th (91) and Niles 16th (110).

St. Joseph won the combined title with 64 points over Lakeview, which finished with 85 points. Saugatuck, South Christian and Portage Central rounded out the top five.

Edwardsburg was 14th and Niles 17th.

Portage Central’s Connor Wuori was the winner of the boys 9-10 race, while Saugatuck’s Sean Kelly won the 11-12 race with a time of 16:07.

Alexis Miller of South Christian was the 9-10 girls winner with a time of 19:32. Sturgis’ Peyton Boughton was the girls 11-12 winner with a time of 19:45.


St. Joseph Invitational

At Riverview Park

Boys freshmen-sophomore race

Niles results

35. Charles Leonard 19:59; 41. Noah Hall 20:21; 89. Stingray Jones 23:54; 94. Brenden Meek 24:17; 106. Courtland Lamberton 26:20; 107. Chris Ahlgrim 26:22


Junior-senior race

Niles finishers

61. Gaberial Trjullo 19:06; 115. Daniel Sierra 21:33; 117. Sean Morgan 21:34; 128. Evan Long 22:58; 130. Casey Burandt 23:09; 134. Lane Wells 23:41; 139. Michael Baumgartner 24:42l


Girls freshmen-sophomore race

Niles results

68. Allison Grant 25:12; 84. Kylee Myer 26:02; 92. Meygan Rudlaff 26:22; 100. Natalie Swailes 26:56; 121. Stephanie Richards 32:06


Junior-senior race

Niles results

37. Abby Gaines 23:01; 38. Bridgett Carpenter 23:03; 68. Libby Hein 24:32; 77. Taylor Hess 25:26; 79. Sasha Zidar 25:32; 128. Larkin Carey 29:01; 140. Tala Gentry 31:51

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