Eagles’ cross country runs to Wamego

Cross Country 9/9
Enjoying the race, Helen Giefer follows closely behind her opponent, Halle Johnson.
By Sybil Giefer
On September 9, the TCHS cross country team traveled to the Wamego Country Club near Wamego.

Running for the girls, Helen Giefer placed second with a time of 20:46. Coming in with a 21:46, Sybil Giefer crossed the finish line in fifth place. Completing the race with a 26th place medal, Aleah Howard ran a 23:57.

Also running for the girls, Gracie Hickson ran a 31:52.

On the boys’ team, Bernard Giefer ran a 19:04 and placed 18th. Right behind him finished Wyndom Giefer coming in at 19th and running a 19:05. Medaling at 23rd, Willy Barney ran 19:23. Also running for the boys was Benjamin Anderson, 23:00; Andrew Mejia, 23:49; Cooper Desormiers, 25:10; and Evan Wilds, 32:08. The boys’ team placed tenth out of 17.

The Eagles will next be running at their home meet at Big Creek Golf Course, Thursday September 14.