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MMC runs in two cross country meets

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Welp leads Eagles

The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn cross country teams fared well at recent meets at Okoboji and Sibley.

Jay Welp placed second in the varsity boys race at Okoboji (Milford), clocking an 18:16 time.

In JV action for the boys, Jacob Pearson was timed in 20:42, Tyler Brady in 20:56, and Gregor Pritzlaff in 21:47 to medal. Also for MMC JV boys, Alex Brauckmann was timed in 23:06, Dustin Beck in 24:44, Tyrel Godbersen in 24:50, and David Peters in 32:27.

In girls JV for MMC, jeri Welp timed a 22:46, Taylor Hanson 23:09, Christina Wilkens 24:00, Taryn Godbersen 24:53, Danica Hanson 25:23, and Jill Addison 26:06.

At Sibley, Jay Welp clocked 16:45 for third place in the varsity boys race.

In boys JV, Brady (18:58), Pearson (19:06), and Pritzlaff (19:53) medaled. Godbersen (22:47), beck (23:32), and Peters (30:43) also ran JV.

In girls JV, Jeri Welp timed 20:56, Wilkens 21:34, Taylor Hanson 21:39, Godbersen 22:11, and Addison 23:00.

"We had great efforts in all the races," said veteran Eagle coach Ric Collins. "We'll keep improving."



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