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