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Cherokee runs in Lakes XC Meet

Monday, October 17, 2011

SPIRIT LAKE - Le Mars captured the team title of the Lakes Conference Girls Cross Country Meet run on Brooks Golf Course here last week, totaling 52 points, followed by Hull Western Christian 57, Spencer 61, Estherville-LC-AR 73, Spirit Lake 115, Emmetsburg 166, Cherokee 202, and Storm Lake 202.

Jaden Lux
Storm Lake won the Boys team title with 32 points, followed by Spirit Lake 52, Spencer 55, Le Mars 128, HWC 135, and Emmetsburg 155. E-LC-AR and Cherokee did not field enough runners to count in the team scoring.

Hanna Bennigsdorf
As she has all season, Hanna Bennigsdorf paced the Cherokee girls to the finish line, clocking 17:01 for a personal best to place 23rd, followed by Chyenne Mortenson 37th in 18:06 for a personal best, Breeana DeVos 46th in 19:40, Katy Hart 47th in 20:05, Danni Roethler 49th in 20:32, Sydney Hart 52nd in 21:51, and Tasha Larsen 53rd in 22:00.

In the JV Girls race for Cherokee, Abby Hayes timed a personal best 23:46 to place 37th.

In the Boys competition for Cherokee, Jaden Lux finshed 31st in 18:07, while Andy Pitts was 44th in 19:46.

"We went back to a course they had run earlier in the season so it was a good test to see how much improvement they have gotten over these last few weeks," said Cherokee coach Jolene Hultgren.

"The kids have come to practice with the desire to get better. We knew we weren't going to win any meets, but if we could show that we were getting better each and every time out, then we would be succesful. Hopefully, the kids have come away from this season with that sense of accomplishment."

Cherokee's cross country teams run in the Class 2A District Thursday at Orange City.

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