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PHS Girls Cross Country 17th At Tiffin Carnival




Alexa Leppelmeier, left, finished 37th in the girls D-III varsity race at the Tiffin Carnival. Jacob Hauter, right, placed 56th in the boys Div. III open race.– photos courtesy Beth Foor

Alexa Leppelmeier, left, finished 37th in the girls D-III varsity race at the Tiffin Carnival. Jacob Hauter, right, placed 56th in the boys Div. III open race.– photos courtesy Beth Foor

The Pettisville girls cross country team finished 17th out of 47 teams in the Girls Division III varsity race at the Tiffin Carnival, Saturday, Sept. 6.

There were 331 total runners in the race.

The Birds finished with 507 points. Minster won the race with 104 points.

PHS runners, their places and times: 26. Elizabeth Sauder, 20 minutes, 13 seconds; 37. Alexa Leppelmeier 20:27; 71. Nichole Foor 21:32; 170. Elizabeth Miller 23:30; 207. Natalie Hoffmire 24:30; 224. Sarah Herring 24:58; 232. Krystine Davis 25:14.

Girls Div. II-III Open

Pettisville placed 25th out of 32 teams with 669 points.

Bay won the race with 50 points, placing all five of its first finishers in the top 15.

There were 348 runners in the race.

PHS runners, their places and times: 130. Hannah Herring 26:09; 181. Jaelyn Rufenacht 27:37; 182. Andrea Aeschliman 27:37; 285. Gretchen Lee 30:29; 294. Kendi Nofziger 30:55.

 

 

Boys Div. III-A Varsity

Pettisville placed 27th out of 42 teams in the Div. III-A Varsity race. The Birds had 686 points.

Maplewood won with 75 points; three of its runners finished in the top 12.

There were a total of 289 runners in the race.

PHS runners, their places and times: 17. Kyle Lantz 16:31; 56. Jacob Hauter 17:23; 196. Ben Gray 19:12; 198. Nathan Siller 19:14; 226. Evan Rufenacht 19:58; 229. Evan Warner 20:00; 246. Brayden Hernandez 20:25.

Boys Div. III Open

Two Birds ran in the Div. III open race, which had 192 runners.

Seth Brakefield was 127th in 23:29, and Clay Waidelich was 159th in 24:52.

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“About all our kids had personal records in a very tough field,” said Tom Wagner, PHS head coach.

“This kind of competition with 300-plus runners in each race is invaluable.”


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