Last night the middle school cross country teams went to battle at their largest cross country meet of the season. Each race had between 120 & 150 runners in it. There were over 20 teams represented. The 7th and 8th grade girls teams took first. The 8th grade boys team took 2nd and the 7th grade boys team placed 4th.
Out of 6 races western had four first place finishers. In the girls
6th grade race Quinn Natschke placed first with a school record of 9:49
for the 1.5 mile. In the boys 8th grade race Lake Buseth won. In the 7th
grade girls race Kazune Nakashima won, and in the 8th grade girls race
Madison Natschke won.
Other top racers were Gezaghen Starr, Taelor Eernisse, Hannah
Ottolini, Ashley Oliver, Ethan Phillips, Bode Buseth, Tyler Blume,
Landon Hiler, Justin Pariseau, Noel Nagy, Grace Buckland, Bailee McGraw,
Madi Meyers, Sophie Debacker, Jackie Rosecrants, Lydia Herr, Jared
Clark, Trey Palmer, Brandon Miller, and Tyler Robertson.
Many of the other runners also set personal bests. Congratulations on your hard fought victories.