Cross Country comes home with silver and gold

Cross Country 10/12
Passing the mile mark, Gracie Hickson keeps up the pace knowing that one-third of the race is over on October 12.

By Dawson Arnold
The Trego cross country team had continued success at the Thunderhawk Invitational in Grainfield on October 12. The girls’ team once again brought home a gold medal, and the boys’ team came home with silver.

Helen Giefer took first individually for the girls’ team in the run with a time of 19:53. Coming in third was Sybil Giefer with a time of 21:44. Finally, taking home another medal for the girls was Aleah Howard taking sixth with a time of 23:36.

Also running for the girls’ cross country team was Sydney Boyle and Gracie Hickson.

Running for the boys’ team and placing third was Wyndom Giefer with a time of 18:41. Coming in close behind was Bernard Giefer placing seventh with a time of 18:56. Also earning an individual medal, Willy Barney placed tenth with a time of 19:12.

Other members of the boys’ team included Benjamin Anderson, Andrew Mejia, Cooper Desormiers, and Evan Wilds.