November 24, 2020

Stevens County Times

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Werk lone all-conference runner

Hailey Werk was the lone all-conference runner after the Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta freshman finished fifth at the West Central Conference Thursday, Oct. 8, at Sauk Centre. Werk clocked a time of 21:22.8 in the 5,000 meter race.

For the boys, Thomas Tiernan, Gavin Stallman and Matthew Giese all placed in the top 15. Tiernan was 12th in 19:32.6, Stallman 14th in 19:40.1 and Giese 15th in 19:42.1.

Benson/KMS won the boys meet while Minnewaska claimed the top three spots individually to finish first as a team. As a team, Morris/C-A finished fifth overall in both races.

The Tigers wrap up the season at the Section 6A boys race at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Tuesday, Oct. 13 while the girls race at New London-Spicer Thursday, Oct. 15.

Boys

Team scoring – (1) Benson/Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 52 (2) Melrose 53 (3) Minnewaska 57 (4) Sauk Centre 84 (5) Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta 101 (6) BOLD/Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart 156

Individual

TOP FIVE — (1) Brandon Kampsen, SC, 17:13.7 (2) Tyler Pohlmann, Mel, 18:07.8 (3) Landon Thompson, Ben, 18:18.5 (4) Maeson Tank, Min, 18:34.3 (5) Logan Maanum, Min, 18:37.4

MACA — (12) Thomas Tiernan 19:32.6 (14) Gavin Stallman 19:40.1 (15) Matthew Giese 19:42.1 (24) Pierce Richards 20:18.8 (38) Jake Seales 21:55.4

Girls

Team scoring – (1) Minnewaska 25 (2) Melrose 80 (3) Benson/KMS 80 (4) BOLD/BLHS 81 (5) MACA 87 (6) Sauk Centre 141

Individual

TOP FIVE — (1) Kiearra Wilmes, Min, 20:32.4 (2) Olivia Danielson, Min, 21:00.6 (3) Lauryn Ankeny, Min, 21:10.1 (4) Kayla Meyer, Mel, 21:20.9 (5) Hailey Werk, MACA, 21:22.8

MACA — (5) Wirth (18) Kaylie Raths 22:39.2 (20) Anna Backman 23:00.8 (21) Isabel Fynboh 23:03.7 (23) Caryn Marty 23:04.3

Brooke Kern