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Columbus Junction Cross Country Gets Good Showing from Individuals

Posted: Friday, October 18th, 2013 at 8:29 am
Author: KCII Radio- Drew Shradel

Columbus Junction ran at Mediapolis last night and had the girl’s finish fourth and the boy’s fifth.

Taylor Hills led the way for the girl’s team finishing fifth overall in a time of 17:50, and Yvette Aguilar was close behind with a 14th place finish in 19:27. Ashley Canny was 16th in 19:37, Claire Hamilton was 18th in 19:50 and Jessica Morales was 25th in 20:53.

Columbus Junction finished with 68 points, while Mediapolis won the meet with 36.

On the boy’s side, they were led by Eli Sents who finished eighth overall in 17:47, followed behind by Efrain Barajas in ninth in 17:51, and Josh Keller in 11th in a time of 17:57. Anthony Garcia was 33rd in a time of 20:00 and Adrian Santos rounded out the scorers with a 38th place finish in 20:32.

The Wildcats finished fifth with 99 points, while the winner of the meet was Highland with 54.

Both teams will run at the regional and district meet next week.