BLHS girls first at Lansing Invitational
Tush leads way with fifth-place finish
Leavenworth Hannah Tush raced to a fifth-place individual finish and five BLHS runners finished in the top 21 as the Bobcat girls cruised to a first-place team finish at the Lansing Invitational on Thursday afternoon at the University of St. Mary.
Tush and teammate Kayla Peterson got out fast at the beginning of the race and held their ground throughout.
Brooklyn Meinke of Christ Prep darted to the front at the beginning and led the race from wire to wire, finishing in 16:08. Maranatha Academy’s Bethany Zarda was second in 16:18.
Tush placed fifth in 16:27 and Peterson was 13th in 17:15.
Also for BLHS, Brooke Redmond was 17th in 17:39, Shelby Miles placed 18th in 17:48 and Sheridan Miles rounded out Basehor’s first five by placing 21st in 17:58.
Casey Mahoney finished 27th in 18:39 and Megan Rehm was 30th in 18:43.
The BLHS boys finished third in the team standings and were led by top-10 finishers Brady Blackwood and Michael Torrez. Blackwood finished eighth in 17:32 and Torrez was ninth in 17:41.
Also for BLHS, Bryce Garver was 15th in 18:07, Tony Almeida was 18th in 18:19, Wyatt Kelly was 19th in 18:28, Mitchell Cook finished 25th in 18:43 and Brad Waterman was 29th in 18:56.
For a full recap of the meet, pick up the Oct. 8 edition of The Sentinel.