Greensburg Cross Country

Saturday morning the Greensburg Cross-Country teams traveled to the Franklin Invitational.  The girls’ squad placed 14th out of the 19 schools.  Indian Creek’s Libby Dowty won the race in 18:42 while Bloomington South was the team title with 50 pts.  Tori Gauck was the top finisher for Greensburg.  She earned 58th place in 22:45, her best time of 2022.  Hannah Crowell ran 23:47 and took 85th in the meet.  Tiffani Gramman earned 108th in 24:38 while teammate Ally Foster crossed the finish line in 134th in 26:11. Other Greensburg finishers were Brooke Welsh (28:32) and Kylee Simpson (30:28).

The Greensburg boys’ team finished in 12th place out of 20 teams that raced on Saturday. Bloomington South’s Ryan Rheam won the race in 15:49 leading the Panthers to the team win.  Junior Jake Hawkins led the Pirates taking 36th place running 18:07.  Joe Hawkins was 55th in a time of 18:33.  Freshman Zack Blodgett had his best race of the season lowering his personal best to 18:48 for 66th.  TJ Gorman placed 76th in 19:03.  Xavier Cassis also recorded a new personal record of 19:50 and finished in 103rd.  Malakai Nicolaides was the next finisher for Greensburg. The freshman placed 129th in 20:22.  Other runners for the Pirates included Chase Tekulve (20:31, season best), Carson McCord (20:36), Vaughn Verzo (21:31, season best), Tyler Dwenger (21:47, personal best), and Zach Niese (23:23).  Greensburg hosts their first meet of the season on Tuesday evening with the first race starting at 5:00 pm.   

Troy Davis

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