Bellevue, H-L girls claim crowns

KANSAS – The Bellevue girls took first place with a score of 33 in Event 6 of the Lakota Myron Cline Invitational on Saturday. The Redmen had five runners in the top 10.

Lauren Turner ran fourth for the Redmen in 20:50.69, followed by Liz Ish in fifth (20:55.79) and Taylor Waldecker in sixth (20:59.88). The other two Redmen in the top 10 were Madelyn Verhoff in eighth (21:47.44) and Lindsey Spurlock in 10th (22:02.78).

Fostoria finished in sixth with a team score of 151. Macey Sheets was the only runner for Fostoria with a top-20 finish, placing 17th (23:44.75).

Hopewell-Loudon captured the team crown in Event 2 with 40 points. The Chieftains had two runners place in the top 10. Renae Kapelka ran seventh in 21:39.94 and Corrin Hoover took eighth in 21:40.17.

Mohawk finished third (108). Anna Stillberger just missed the top 10 with a time of 22:19.10 to take 11th. McKenzie Richardson’s 22:59.56 was good enough for 17th.

Fifth went to Lakota. The Raiders’ top finisher was Julia Baker, who ran 14th (22:44.66). Old Fort followed Lakota in the standings, with Gretta Kissell claiming 22nd (23:16.92).

Stockaders run 2nd, Bellevue

3rd in separate races

KANSAS – Old Fort finished second in one race and Bellevue took third in another Saturday at the Lakota Myron Cline Invitational.

Ottawa Hills beat Old Fort 85-107 in one race.

Devyn Smith claimed 12th (18:02.59) for the runner-up Stockaders, Mike Heilman ran 15th (18:10.09) and Jacob Clark took 19th (18:22.87).

Tyler Reinhart-Anez finished third in 17:32.89 to help Hopewell-Loudon claim fourth (162). The next best finisher for the Chieftains was Jordan Foster, who took 21st (18:27.39).

Lakota and St. Wendelin both scored 174 points, but Lakota took sixth on a tiebreaker.

Braden Schaser led Lakota by taking seventh (17:43.17).

St. Wendelin’s Nick DeHaven (16:56.17) and Patrick Castillo (17:12.15) finished 1-2 to lead everyone.

In the other race, Fremont Ross scored 27 points for the team title, with Genoa outlasting Bellevue 64-77 for second. Fostoria ended sixth (150).

Bellevue’s Landon Woodard finished fifth in 17:58.25, and Zach Cleveland ended three spots behind him (18:12.79).

Dylan Sheets placed forth in 17:50.41 for Fostoria.