Thursday evening Greensburg hosted Batesville, North Decatur, and South Decatur in their first cross-country meet of the 2021 season. The Batesville Bulldogs won the boys’ race with 26 pts. Ean Loichinger was the individual champion in 17:24. Jake Hawkins placed the Pirates taking third in a time of 18:57. Seniors Sawyer Sanders and Kole Stephens came in 5th and 6th overall, respectively. Freshman Paxton Harris finished his first high school race in 20:06 to take 8th overall. Cameron Schwartz was 11th place in 20:24 with junior Nate Murray placed 12th in 20:44. Other finishers for the Pirates included TJ Gorman (14th), Bryant Merritt (15th), Skylar Westerfeld (16th), Carson McCord (17th), Chase Tekulve (19th), Caleb Berkemeier (26th), and Robert Browning (31st).
In the girls’ meet, the Lady Bulldogs won with 17 pts. Batesville’s Kaylynn Bedel won the race in 21:24. Emily Mangels was the top finishers for Greensburg. She came in 4th overall with a time of 22:23. Freshman Tori Gauck was the next finisher for Greensburg. She placed 7th with a time 22:59. Tiffani Gramman crossed the finish line in 8th overall in 23:36. Hannah Crowell took 9th in 24:36. Other finishers for Greensburg were Malana Kramer (13th), Olivia Evans (15th), Sophie Nobbe (16th), Ally Foster (17th), Kylee Simpson (25th), and Allison Kunze (31st).
RESULTS from NORTH DECATUR
|The North Decatur Lady Charger Cross Country team competed Thursday at Greensburg and finished in 3rd place behind Batesville (1st), Greensburg (2nd) and South Decatur (Inc).|
It was the Lady Chargers first meet of the season. Leading the way for the Lady Chargers were Jenna Walton (10th place) 24:49 and Gracie Osting (14th) 26.17. Additional runners for the Lady Chargers included Ellie Cox 29:05, Paige Reisman 32:05, Addie Gauck 32:39, Cecilia Barber 35:32, Paige Wesseler 36:34 and Philomennia Niese 45:12.
The North Decatur Charger Cross Country team competed Thursday at Greensburg and finished in 4th place behind Batesville (1st), Greensburg (2nd) and South Decatur (3rd).
It was the Chargers first meet of the season. Leading the way for North were Jack Cathey (24th place) 25:21 and Owen Geis (28th) 26:55. Additional runners for the Chargers included Adam Mack 27:25, Ryan Hancock 27:50 and Mason Dimett 31:21
RESULTS from SOUTH DECATUR
|Running with only 6 boys for the varsity race tonight against Greensburg North and Batesville. South places 3rd. Placing first for the boys, 7th overall, Trevor Newby 19:53. 13th Josh Shouse 21:27.|
18. Chase Kalli 22:56. 21st Tyler Hibberd 23:31. 22. Jack Hamilton 24:06 and Damian Jackson 24:10.
For the girls we ran with an incomplete team but ran for our individual goals. Placing first for South was Bridget Nobbe 29:3-
Next, Kiley Best 31:40, Elizabeth Flessner 32:12 and Sami Storm 31:11
South returns in action hosting their Invite on Thursday, August 26th. Starting at 5:00