Archive for Friday, September 5, 2008

Tush second, BLHS girls first at inaugural home cross country meet

The Basehor-Linwood varsity girls ran away with first place team trophy in the First Annual Bobcats Cross Country Invitational Thursday.  Olympic runner and former congressman  Jim Ryun was on hand to hand out medals.

The Basehor-Linwood varsity girls ran away with first place team trophy in the First Annual Bobcats Cross Country Invitational Thursday. Olympic runner and former congressman Jim Ryun was on hand to hand out medals.

September 5, 2008

Basehor-Linwood High School cross country runner Hannah Tush didn't take long to make her presence felt in a varsity meet.

The freshman placed second in the Bobcats Cross Country Invitational on Thursday at Wyandotte County Park. The performance led the team to a first-place finish with 28 points. Jackson Heights placed second with 41 points.

In addition to Tush's performance, Kayla Peterson finished in fourth place with a time of 18:24. Brooke Redmond placed sixth with a time of 18:49. Shelby Miles placed 10th with a time of 19:13. Megan Rehm placed 12th with a time of 19:41. Casey Mahoney placed 17th with a time of 17:34. Hanna Bates placed 24th with a time of 21:09.

In the boys' varsity race, Basehor-Linwood cross country runner Micheal Torrez placed eighth with a time of 19:21. Bryce Garver placed 15th with a time of 20:19, which was seconds in front of Brady Blackwood who placed 16th with a time of 20:22.

Wyatt Kelly placed 19th with a time of 20:25. Rob Peterson placed 24th with a time of 20:54 and Alec Shandy placed 25th with a time of 20:54.1.

Silver Lake placed first with 48 points and Jackson Heights placed second with 63 points. Basehor-Linwood's team score was not available.

A complete recap of Thursday's races will be available in next week's Basehor Sentinel newspaper.

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