Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
Thursday, Oct. 8, the Cross Country Team competed in the Litchield Invitational meet. The 14 teams attending the meet were Buffalo, New London-Spicer, Annandale, Hutchinson, Mound-Westonka, Glencoe-Silver Lake, Cambridge-Isanti, Maple Lake, Litchfield, Watertown-Mayer, Orono, Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted, Lester Praire and Eden Valley-Watkins-Kimball. The course was rather flat, and the competition tough.
The girls' varsity team placed 10th. The girls' varsity individual finishers were Molly Hesse 26th place in a time of 17:21, Larissa Anthofer 32nd-17:31, Kelsey Vigoren 48th-18:00, Raelyn Callander 50th-18:01, Samantha Stuve 70th-19:14 and Renee Berg 71st-19:21.
The junior varsity placed sixth. The individual girls' junior varsity finishers were Ashley Morris 23rd place in a time of 19:51, Brooke Winter 25th-20:00, Jennifer Notch 28th-20:12, Lara Weber 34th-20:53, Bethany Libbesmeier 36th-20:58, Kayla Overland 37th-21:00, Kristina Mackereth 43rd-23:13, Kelsey Libbesmeier 48th-23:10, Olivia Fisher 50th-23:15, Grace Kopitzke 53rd-23:22 and Megan Libbesmeier 54th-23:37.
The girls' junior high team placed fourth. The individual girls' junior high finishers were, Stephanea Roeser 15th place in a time of 11:45, Maria Roeser 31st-12:45, Rose Ruprecht 32nd-12:51, McKenzie Libbesmeier 36th-13:26 and Ashley Trout 39th-14:04.
In the boys' varsity, Jacob Asfeld finished 78th in a time of 21:09, and Brett Mattice 79th in a time of 21:11.
Friday, Head Coach Holly Hansen said, "We saw a lot of talent last night. Kudos to Grace and Brooke for running JV and Bret for running varsity."
The next meet will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13 , at Maple Lake, this will be the CMC conference meet.
Tuesday, Oct. 13, the CMC meet was held at Ney Park, Maple Lake. The conference teams are Pierz, Maple Lake, Rockford, BBE, HL-W-W, St. John's, Royalton and EV-W- K.
Three EV-W-K girls recieved all-conference honors. Tanya Maciejewski and Molly Hesse were named first team all conference, and Larissa Anthofer was named second team all conference.
The girls' varsity placed third, with a score of 50, Pierz was first with 23 and Maple Lake second with 47. The girls' varsity individual finishers were Tanya Maciejewski fifth place in a time of 17:06,
Molly Hesse sixth-17:07, Larissa Anthofer 13th-17:42, Kelsey Vigoren 16th-18:00, Raelyn Callander 17th-18:01 and Ashley Morris 29th-20:13.
In the boys' varsity race, Jacob Asfeld finished 28th in a time of 20:47, and Bret Mattice 32nd in a time of 21:03.
The girls' junior varsity took first place with an official perfect score of 15. Jennifer Notch finished first with a time of 19:33, Brooke Winter second-19:34, Bethany Libbesmeier sixth-20:20, Maddie VanderMay seventh-20:22, Kayla Overland 11th-20:55, Kelsey Libbesmeier 13th-21:32, Kristina Mackereth 14th-22:00, Megan Libbesmeier16th- 23:33 and Olivis Fischer 17th-23:43.
The junior high girls took second place. The junior high individual finishers were Stephanea Roeser sixth place in a time of 11:33, Grace Kopitzke ninth-11:50, Maria Roeser 13th-12:06, Rose Ruprecht 22nd-13:11,
McKenzie Libbesmeier 24th-13:30 and Ashley Trout 25th-13:32.
Everyone did a great job. The next meet will be at the Greens Golf Course in Howard Lake at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22.