Area Athletes Compete at UNK Cross Country Meet

Area Athletes Compete at UNK Cross Country Meet
Photo by Dean Ringlein

The University of Nebraska at Kearney hosted its annual high school cross country meet Monday at the Kearney Country Club. Some of the very best runners from across the state competed on the course that will host the NSAA state cross country championships later this year. In Class D, the boys team champion was North Platte St. Pat’s with Nebraska Christian the team runner-up. The Class D boys individual champion was Mason McGreer of Perkins County in a winning time of 17:12.2. Among the area highlights, Logan Recoy of South Loup placed 15th in a time of 18:10.11. Ty Greenland of Arcadia/Loup City and Jared Trimble of Sandhills Valley both finished in the top 25. Trimble placed 23rd (18:29.53) and Greenland was 24th (18:30.94). The Class D girls team champion was Hemingford with Doniphan-Trumbull the runner-up. The Class D girls individual champion was Hannah Swanson of Nebraska Christian in a winning time of 20:7.66. Among the area highlights, South Loup placed two girls in the top 20. Ella Cool was 14th (22:05.03) and Ivy Tullis was 18th (22:38.12). Peyton Paxton of Mullen placed 25th (22:54.7)

In Class C, the boys team champion was Gothenburg and Fort Calhoun was runner-up. Broken Bow finished ninth in the boys team standings. Carson Noecker of Hartington-Newcastle was the Class C boys individual champion in a blazing time of 14:51. Among the area highlights, Gothenburg placed two runners in the top 10. Parker Graves was 4th (17:09.87) and Yahriel Gaeta was 9th (17:19.56). Broken Bow was led by Noah Osmond who placed 10th with a time of 17:27.31. The Class C girls team champion was Lincoln Christian and Auburn was the runner-up. Keelianne Green of Arlington was the Class C girls individual champion in a winning time of 19:29.6. Among the area highlights, Karyn Burkholder of Cozad placed in the top 25 finishing 24th in a time of 22:07.09. The top Broken Bow finisher was MaKinley Tobey who finished 59th overall in a time of 23:29.88.

For full results, in all classes, from the UNK meet click here

Following photos courtesy of Dean Ringlein