Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
EV-W-K girls CMC champs Eden Valley-Watkins-Kimball girls varsity cross country team took first place in the CMC meet held at the Kimball Golf Course Thursday, Oct. 9. Holly Hansen, cross country head coach, said "The girls came close in 2006, finishing second to Pierz by one
point, and 2007 second to Maple Lake by two points. The girls have worked hard and were determined to win the CMC this year. They did a great job. I'm proud of our team. We have a good group of girls and boys." The girls varsity team results were Eden Valley-Watkins-Kimball first with 35 points; Pierz, second, 41 points; Maple Lake, third, 80 points; Rockford, fourth, 82 points; Royalton, fifth, 115 points; Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted and St. John's Prep had incomplete teams and BBE didn't have any girls varsity runners.
Eden Valley-Watkins-Kimball girls varsity individual results were: Justine Hilsgen, first, 16:16; Tanya Maciejewski, second, 16:34.3; Molly Hesse, third, 16:34.9; Renee Berg, 10th, 17:02; Raelyn Callander, 20th, 18:12; Kelsey Vigoren, 29th, 19:03; and Jennifer Notch, 30th, 19:05. Justine Hilsgen, Tanya Maciejewski, Molly Hesse and Renee Berg were CMC first team All-Conference. In the boys varsity race, Jacob Asfeld finished 35th with a time of 21:40. Beth Libbesmeier finished first in the girls JV race with a time of 19:10; Alex Theis, fifth; Sara Powell, seventh; Brook Mertens, 10th; Kristina Mackereth, 13th; Cassandra Loch, 14th; Paige Peglow, 15th; Julie Lochen, 16th, Bridget Billo, 17th; and Natalie Whitcomb, 18th. The JV girls also took first place as a team with 18 points. In the boys JV race, Nick Koltes took first place with a time of 21:07, Nathan McCann finished eighth in 22:05. The girls junior high individual finishers were Rose Ruprecht, 10th; Kelsey Libbesmeier, 11th; Emily Whitcomb, 16th; and Ashley Trout, 17th. The cross country team travels to Howard Lake Tuesday, Oct. 14. Thursday, Oct. 23, the section meeting will be held in New London. We would like to thank the Kimball Golf Course for letting us host our home meet and the CMC meet there. Thanks to all the people who helped run the meets. A special thanks to Leo Wirth, who helps set the race course. We thank the parents for all their support. ********** Thursday, Oct. 9 Kimball Golf Course Girls JH (2000m) 10. Rose Ruprecht 9.50 11. Kelsey Libbesmeier 9.55 16. Emily Whitcomb 10.38 17. Ashley Trout 10.47 Girls JV 1. Bethany Libbesmeier 19.09 5. Alex Theis 19.44 7. Sarah Powell 20.40 10. Brooke Merten 21.59 13. Kristina Mackereth 22.36 14. Cassandra Loch 22.57 15. Paige Peglow 22.57 16. Julie Lochen 23.02 17. Bridget Billo 23.55 18. Natalie Whitcomb 24.36 Team GJV 1. EVWK 18 2. Rockford 52 Boys JV 1. Nick Koltes 21.07 8. Nathan McCann 22.50 BJV Team 1. Maple Lake 15 2. SJP 51 Boys Varsity 35. Jacob Asfeld 21.36 Team 1. Pierz 41 2. Royalton 52 3. Maple Lake 73 4. Rockford 83 5. HLWW 107 6. SJP 132 Girls Varsity 1. Justine Hilsgen 16.16 2. Tanya Maciejewski 16.34.27 3. Molly Hesse 16.34.9 10. Renee Berg 17.02 ***All Conference****** 20. Raelynn Callander 18.17 29. Kelsey Vigoren 19.03 30. Jennifer Notch 19.05 Team Girls Varsity 1. EVWK 35 2. Pierz 41 3. Maple Lake 80 4. Rockford 82 5. Royalton 115 Holly Hansen, head coach EV-Watkins Elementary EVWK Cross Country And Terry Nelson Assistant coach