MHS harriers shine at league meet

By Steve Sell
October 13, 2017
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BUHLER — McPherson High’s girls cross country team had three runners finish in the Top 11 on Thursday in the AVCTL Championships, helping the team to a third-place finish.

Natalie Hedlund was sixth, Katie Bahr eighth and Kassidy Beam 11th to spark MHS to a strong finish.

The boys were fourth, led by an 11th-place finish by Isaiah Moyer. Cody Achilles also was in the Top 15 by taking that final spot.

Another highlight of the day was the MHS girls JV team taking first, led by medalist Maggie Leaf. Courtney Eickbush (4th) and Hannah Dossett (6th) also finished in the Top 10.

MHS coach Aspen Lott was pleased with the performance as the team continues to ready itself for the regional meet that it will be hosting next week.



6th Natalie Hedlund, 22:33.6

8th Katie Bahr, 23:03.8

11th Kassidy Beam, 23:23.2

16th Katelyn Beam, 23:47.7

17th Mary Ann Wurm, 23:56.8

20th Claire Hedlund, 24:07.4

26th Mya Kretzer, 27:03.5

• JV GIRLS: 1st •

1st Maggie Leaf, 24:14.1

4th Courtney Eickbush, 25:01.5

6th Hannah Dossett, 25:25.2

11th Emma Mohl, 27:04.2

16th Brooke Miller, 29:58.9

22nd Kyla Hagemann, 38:43.6


11th Isaiah Moyer, 18:56.3

15th Cody Achilles, 19:23.0

18th Cole Hansen, 19:49.5

28th Silas Steinert, 21:05.5

33rd Graedon Green, 21:29.9

37th Justus Hampton, 22:15.9

40th Simon Steinert, 23:01.1

• JV BOYS: 4th •

12th Kyler Chapman, 22:46.2

16th Jackson Schroeder, 23:18.3

17th EJ Kretzer, 23:18.3

18th Riley Shelton, 23:19.6

26th Ethan Pickerell, 24:12.2

33rd Liam Seron, 25:58.6

34th Joel Hendricks, 25:59.4

36th Sam Boese, 27:16.5

37th Dalton Wilson, 27:19.0

40th Alex Houston, 29:28.7

43rd Alex Milleson, 30:44.4