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Dowagiac harriers swept by Wildcats, Bulldogs

Published 10:00pm Tuesday, September 25, 2012

THREE RIVERS — The Dowagiac cross country teams were swept by host Three Rivers and Vicksburg at the Wolverine Conference Triangular Tuesday.

The Wildcats defeated the Chieftain boys team 17-46, while the Bulldogs won 15-48.

The Dowagiac girls lost to Three Rivers 19-39 and to Vicksburg 15-49.

Ben Thompson finished ninth to lead the boys team with a time of 20:13. Christina Preston was also ninth in the girls race with a clocking of 24:05.

“Three Rivers is always a tough course and tonight was against two pretty good teams,” Dowagiac coach Ken Jordan said. “Our kids ran very hard with some solid performances despite missing several girls. Ben Thompson and Christina Preston had excellent races on the hilly course.”

 

Wolverine Conference

Triangular

At Three Rivers

Boys results

Dowagiac…46

Three Rivers…17

Dowagiac…48

Vicksburg…15

 

Overall winner

Daniel Newhouse (V) 18:32

 

Dowagiac finishers

9. Ben Thompson 20:13; 18. Dean Klann 21:23; 26. DeYonte Sullivan 23:07; 24. Sean Thompson 24:00; 30. Jacob Peters 25:03; 31. Tony Kidman 26:21; 34. Shane Filely 30:34

 

Girls results

Dowagiac…39

Three Rivers…19

Dowagiac…49

Vicksburg…15

 

Overall winner

Gabrielle Perrin (V) 20:36

 

Dowagiac finishers

9. Christina Preston 24:05; 14. Holly Luth 25:06; 20. Paige Schaus 27:53; 21. Jennifer Schaus 27:56; 23. Katie Murphy 28:59; 27. Rebecca Luth 30:53; 32. Corinne Kaspear 32:11; 33. Olga Gickson 32:31; 34. Heather Stolpe 33:29

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