Wolverines nab all-conference and team placings at War Eagle meet
October 18, 2018
South O'Brien claimed two top-four team finishes and three individuals ran their way to all-conference honors during competition at the War Eagle Conference Cross Country Meet held October 12 at chilly Landsmeer Golf Club in Orange City. The Wolverine girls placed second and the boys finished fourth.
Sophomores Abby Boardman, fifth place, Lindsay Tull, seventh, and senior Delanie Coady, 13th, were among the top 15 individuals and earned all-conference honors. In team placing, Boardman was fourth, Tull sixth and Coady 12th. Helping the Wolverines to 53 points and second place were sophomore Sophia Faust with a 15th place team finish and junior Emily Chicoine, who was one spot behind. Unity Christian won the conference title with 19 points.
Team placing for the boys included seniors Layn Case in 17th and Russel Kenney in 18th, junior Alex Presthus in 20th, sophomore Eric Mars in 21st and senior Hunter Shannon on 28th. With 104 points, the South O'Brien boys trailed team champ Unity Christian (41 points), Trinity Christian (53) and Gehlen Catholic (99).
Girls Team Results: Unity Christian 19, South O'Brien 53, HMS 60, Hinton 108.
Boys Team Results: Unity Christian 41, Trinity Christian 53, Gehlen Catholic 99, South O'Brien 104, Hinton 119, MMCRU 142, HMS 152.
SOCS Individual Results
Girls: Abby Boardman, 5th, (4th in team placing), 21:48; Lindsay Tull, 7th (6th), 22:05; Delanie Coady, 13th (12th), 22:52; Sophia Faust, 21st (15th), 23:54; Emily Chicoine, 26th (16th), 24:32; Hannah Dau, 38th, 25:57; Sarah Gnade, 40th, 26:41.
Boys: Layn Case, 18th (17th in team placing), 19:18; Russel Kenney, 19th (18th), 19:25; Alex Presthus, 21st (20th), 19:36; Eric Mars, 24th (21st), 19:46; Hunter Shannon, 36th (28th), 20:30; Tyson Wulf, 44th, 21:03; Pedro Gray, 56th, 22:33; Jack Farquhar, 58th, 22:40; Josh Johannsen, 59th, 22:51; Aidan Rehder, 62nd, 23:06; Blake Wilson, 65th, 23:20; Richard Nyunt, 71st, 24:23; Brendan Wilson, 78th, 27:51; Traven Bahrenfuss, 79th, 27:54.