Basehor girls second at Tonganoxie, boys third at Nemaha Valley
The Basehor-Linwood boys and girls cross country teams split up on Tuesday, but both turned in strong performances at their respective meets.
The BLHS girls were shorthanded because of illness, but they still delivered a second-place finish out of 19 teams at the Tonganoxie Invitational.
Hannah Tush led the way for the Bobcats as she blazed to a third-place finish in 16:17. Hot on her tail was teammate Kayla Peterson who was fourth, just one second behind Tush.
Also for BLHS, Brooke Redmond finished 23rd in 17:37, Sheridan Miles was 28th in 17:54, Casey Mahoney finished 30th in 17:57 and Megan Rehm was 33rd in 18:08.
The Basehor boys traveled to the Nemaha Valley Invitational on the Spring Hill Golf Course and placed third in the team standings.
Michael Torrez paced the Bobcats with a ninth-place overall finish in 18:04. Teammate Brady Blackwood wasn’t far behind as he finished 11th in 18:13.
Also for BLHS, Bryce Garver finished 16th in 18:31, Wyatt Kelly was 19th in 18:36, Brad Waterman placed 23rd in 18:49 and Rob Peterson was 26th in 19:24.
The BLHS boys and girls will be back in action Saturday at the Rim Rock Farm Classic in Lawrence.