Dowagiac’s Holly Luth, left, Christina Preston and Kendra Wilson all medaled at the Otsego Bulldog Invitational Saturday. (Leader photo/Provided)

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Dowagiac girls eighth at Otsego

Published 1:08pm Monday, October 1, 2012

OTSEGO — The Dowagiac girls cross country team finished eighth at the Bulldog Invitational hosted by Otsego Saturday.

The Chieftains were in the Gold Division, which was won by Marshall with 47 points. Dowagiac finished with 166 points.

Holly Luth led the Chieftains with a 12th place finish and a time of 22:11. Christina Preston also cracked the top 15 with a time of 22:12, which was good for 14th spot.

The Dowagiac boys team was 12th in the Gold Division, which was won by Bangor with 89 points.

The Chieftains finished with 316 points.

Ben Thompson was 34th to lead Dowagiac with a time of 18:46.

In the JV Gold Division race, Kendra Wilson was seventh with a time of 26:37, Rebecca Luth 12th with a time of 28:20, Corinne Kasper 17th with a time of 29:05 and Morgan Bonomo 19th with a time of 29:51.

Brittany Smith was 22nd (30:59), Madeline White 25th (34:05), Nijah Russell 26th (34:21) and Amy Schaus 27th (37:13).


Bulldog Invitational

at Otsego

Boys Gold Division team scores

Bangor 89, Allegan 93, Kalamazoo Christian 109, Marshall 115, Mendon 125, Gobles 189, Comstock 194, Kalamazoo Home School 199, Parchment 223, Decatur 256, Lawton 289, Dowagiac 316, Delton-Kellogg 319, Fennville 330, Bloomingdale 381


Individual winner

Doug Hollett (KC) 16:35


Dowagiac finishers

34. Ben Thompson 18:46, 57. Dean Klann 19:49, 64. Sean Thompson 20:20; 70. DeYonte Sullivan 20:38, 91. Jacob Peters 22:37. 95. Tony Kidman 23:05


Girls Gold Division team scores

Marshall 47, Allegan 110, Kalamazoo Home School 121, Delton-Kellogg 134, Bloomingdale 145, Kalamazoo Christian 155, Lawton 160, Dowagiac 166, Mendon 206, Fennville 207, Bangor 232, Heritage Christian Academy 268


Individual winner

Jessica Shaw (A) 19:25


Dowagiac finishers

12. Holly Luth 22:11, 14. Christina Preston 22:12, 41. Sarah Long 24:23, 48. Cali Rank 24:50, 51. Katie Murphy 25:02, 55. Jennifer Schaus 25:16, 56. 25:21

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