Huron’s Jordan Adams tries to track down Pierre’s Morgan Leiferman near the finish line during the Huron 5 Star Meet on Thursday at Broadland Creek Golf Course. In the next photo, Huron’s Ryan Chase powers his way to the finish during Thursday’s meet. Next, Cassidy Moon of Huron runs ahead of a pack of runners near the finish line during the Huron 5 Star Meet. And next, Huron’s Brenden Corbett caps his run to lead the Tigers during the boys’ varsity race.
PHOTOS BY MIKE CARROLL/PLAINSMAN
HURON — Five Eastern South Dakota Conference teams got in one final warm for the State Cross Country Meet during the Huron 5 Star Meet held Thursday at Broadland Creek Golf Course.
Pierre won the girls’ varsity team title, while Brookings came out on top in the boys’ varsity competition.
Rachel Propst turned in a winning timeof 15 minutes, 23.11 seconds to lead the Lady Govs, who finished with 41 points. Aberdeen Central was just a point back in second, while Watertown was third at 77. Rounding out the field of teams were Brookings at 84 and Huron at 118.
Taylor Redlin of Watertown trailed Propst across the line to finish second at 15:26.98. Haley Kindvall of Brookings was third at 15:44.66, followed by Sydney Waterman of Aberdeen Central at 15:55.84 and Ronna Heaton of Brookings at 15:56.13.
Elisebeth Dickson was the top finisher for Huron with a 16:13.91 to claim the 12th spot.
Sloane Mack was 26th for the Tigers at 16:53.17, while Shelby Gauer was 28th at 17:08.42.
“Elisebeth Dickson, Sloane Mack and Shelby Gauer ran a good race,” Huron coach Angie Thomas said.
Rounding out the lineup for Huron were Jordan Adams, who was 31st at 17:14.51; Cassidy Moon, who was 32nd at 17:28.50; Maddie Willemssen, who was 37th at 18:02.48; and Jecelyn Wehde, who was 42nd at 19:56.00.
Brookings had three of the top five finishers in the varsity boys’ race to win team title with a 28. Pierre was second at 54, followed by Watertown at 71, Aberdeen Central at 74 and Huron at 153.
Justice Lamer turned in the top time for Brookings with a 16:45.37, while teammates Ray Munsterman and Graham DeHaven were third at fifth, respectively, with times of 17:16.94 and 17:28.94.
Tanner Peltier of Aberdeen Central was second at 17:10.43 and Jebben Keyes of Pierre was fourth at 17:24.36.
Brenden Corbett was the top runner for Huron with an 18:52.19 to finish 30th, while Arthur Hines was 34th with a 19:13.46.
“Brenden Corbett and Arthur Hines ran well for the boys,” Thomas said.
The rest of the lineup for the Tigers finished in spots 39-41, respectively. Ryan Chase finished at 19:38.82, followed by Landon Claeys at 19:50.60 and Edsson Quispe-Laura at 19:56.78.
Samantha Shoultz led Huron in the junior varsity girls’ race with an 18:35.26 to finish 15th. Alissa Gauer was 23rd at 20:36.80, while Lay Tape Tape Win was 24th at 20:49.77 and Gisselle Ramires was 28th at 22:23.77.
Tyrese Theus was the top runner for the Tigers in the middle school boys’ race, finishing 33rd at 9:47.39. Jacob Wehde was 38th at 9:57.29 and Luke Iverson was 65th at 11:25.24.
“Samantha Shoultz had a good JV race, as did Alissa Gauer,” Thomas said. “Tyrese Theus, Jacob Wehde and Luke Iverson ran the middle school boys’ race. It was pretty sloppy and slick in spots by the time they ran and they handled it well.”
Huron did not have runners in the junior varsity boys’ and middle school girls’ races.
Complete results from the varsity races can be found in the Sports Stats section.
The Huron varsity runners will close the season at the state meet on Oct. 26 in Rapid City. A location for the meet has yet to be determined.
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