Archive for Friday, August 31, 2012

Bobcats place second in season-opening cross-country invitational

August 31, 2012, 10:39 a.m.

Updated: September 6, 2012, 12:00 a.m.

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Basehor-Linwood’s boys and girls cross-country teams each placed second behind Blue Valley Southwest in the Basehor-Linwood Invitational on Thursday.

Bobcat runners made up five of the top 10 performers in the boys 3.1 mile run, taking spots 5-8, and 10th overall.

Juniors Tanner Tavis (18:35.5), Luke McGown (18:56.6), Johnny Fulkerson (19:01) and Mark Vitt (19:08.6) placed 5-8, respectively, and sophomore Casey Jones (19:47.1) took 10th.

Senior Eli Elliott placed 13th with a 20:37.5 and freshman Bevin Coon placed 16th with a 21:10.2.

For the girls, sophomore Quinnlyn Walcott placed third to lead the way after a 17:01.5 finish. Junior Rebecca Carroll followed closely behind in fifth place (17:24).

Senior Stallbaumer rounded out the top 10 with an 18:12.1 run. Other Bobcat girls runners to score were junior Allie Laney (14th, 18:45), junior Sara Rehm (16th, 19:40.9), freshman Reachel Tindell (17th, 19:57.4) and junior Katie Eberth (19th, 21:13.1).

Basehor-Linwood cross-country returns to competition at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 6 in the Sante Fe Trail Invitational.

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