HHS cross country competes in Junction City
Published on -9/30/2012, 7:49 PM
By The Hays Daily News
JUNCTION CITY -- The Hays High School cross country teams competed Saturday at the Junction City Invitational.
The boys finished fifth with a team score of 124 -- one point behind Great Bend. Manhattan won the boys' side with a score of 45.
The girls placed seventh with a score of 171. Manhattan won with 44.
All seven varsity runners on the boys' squad broke 19 minutes.
Derek Drees led the way with a 10th-place finish in 17:08 on the 5,000-meter course.
Ethan Fort and Josh Brungardt were 19th and 21st in 17:41 and 17:47, respectively. Hunter Bizzell and Kendall Kandt rounded out the scoring in 38th and 40th in times of 18:18 and 18:41.
Haley George led the girls' squad. She finished 24th in 16:44 on the 4,000-meter course.
Wendy Zimmerman and Megan Dinkel were 31st and 37th in 17:27 and 17:41, respectively. Reagan Kaiser and Arin Pfannenstiel placed 41st and 43rd in 18:01 and 18:10.