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Area cross country roundup: Tigers and Timberwolves find success

Published: Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 1:18 a.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 1:26 a.m. CDT
(Contributed photo by CHARMLA CARPENTER Red Oak Express)
Contributed photo by CHARMLA CARPENTER RED OAK EXPRESS Top Timberwolf boys finisher Trent Newton competes in last Thursday’s meet at Red Oak.

RED OAK — The boys and girls Southwest Valley cross country team travelled to Red Oak Thursday, Sept. 7.

“The heat and humidity also added to the obstacles facing all the runners during the races. Despite the conditions, everyone from Southwest Valley ran extremely hard and preformed well,” Southwest Valley cross country coach Josh Sussman said. “Mazzy Hummel and Trent Newton paced the girls and boy’s teams with times of 25:38 and 23:16. I really enjoyed watching members of the boys and girls teams cheer each other on during difficult races.”

The Southwest Valley T-Wolves host the next meet at the Happy Hollow Country Club Thursday.

Tiger girls roar

The Lenox Cross Country team had a meet at Spring Lake State Park in Grand Junction, Iowa on Thursday, Sept. 7. 

Out of 164 runners’ Lenox’s Frank Cruz took 138th in a time of 24;57, and Blake Rychnovsky was 143rd in25:25.

Three of the Tiger girls finished in the top half of the 117 girl field, with Cassidy Nelson taking 22nd in 23:33, McKinna Hogan earning 25th in 23:47 and Samantha Trost pickng up 49th in 25:54.

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