Greensburg Cross-Country

The Greensburg Cross-Country teams hosted South Decatur Tuesday evening in a dual meet.  The Lady Pirates’ Tiffani Gramman was the individual champion while the Cougars took home team win for the ladies.  Gramman won her first high school race in a time of 24:56. Teammate Ally Foster was the runner-up.  The junior placed 2nd in 26:34. Sophomore Allison Kunze finished 8th in 33:26.

In the boys’ race, Greensburg finished in the top five spots as the Pirates won with 15 pts.  Freshman Joe Hawkins took the lead from the start and earned his first high school victory.  Hawkins ran a personal best time of 18:17 for 5000 m . Cameron Schwartz, TJ Gorman, and Zack Blodgett finished 2nd, 3rd, and 4th in the race.  All three runners had a time of 20:02. 

Freshman Xavier Cassis used a strong finish to take 5th place in 20:53 while Malakai Nicolaides came in 7th with a time of 20:57. Sophomore Chase Tekulve was 8th in 21:14.  Carson McCord finished in the top ten earning 9th.  McCord crossed the line in 21:23. Tyler Dwenger was 11th in 22:15 while Zach Niese took 15th in 24:47.  Both teams go to Ceraland on Saturday to race in Columbus North’s Rick Weinheimer Classic.  The meet features over 50 teams from around the Midwest.  The varsity girls’ race starts at 9:00 am.  

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