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Pirates’ Hanna defends Franklin Invite title

Varsity Cross County- Saturday, August 29

Franklin Invitational

Girls top 3 teams out of 15 full teams: Franklin 55, Center Grover 58 and Bloomington South 87. Local team: Greensburg 176.

Boys top 3 teams out of 17 full teams: Center Grove 35, Terre Haute North 77 and Bloomington South 102.  Local team: Greensburg 387.

Girls Champion- Greensburg’s Brenner Hanna 18:54

Boys Champion- Corydon Central’s Camden Marshall 16:04

Edited report from Greensburg coach Troy Davis:

Greensburg competed in the Franklin Invitational Saturday.  In the girls’ race, senior Brenner Hanna won the meet for the second year in a row.  She battled Franklin freshman Lauren Klem over the first two miles before crossing the finish line in 18:54 for the win.  Hanna’s performance led the Lady Pirates to a 6th place finish out of 18 teams.

Junior Emily Mangels recorded her fastest time of the season finishing in 15th with a time of 21:07.  Liz Pavy earned 39th in 22:12.  Senior Olivia Colson competed for the first time in 2020.  She ran 23:16 and placed 56th.  Freshman Franchesca Vaughn dropped over a minute from her first meet.  She established a new personal best of 25:47 to take 95th. Other finishers for Greensburg included Sophie Nobbe (26:17), Malana Kramer (26:31), Ally Foster (27:55), Sarah Santiago (29:35), and Kylee Simpson (29:55).

The boys finished 14th out of 17 teams.  Sawyer Sanders was the top runner for the Pirates placing 62nd in 18:57.  Kole Stephens lowered his best time of the season to 19:11 and took 74th.  Nate Murray finished in 19:24 to place 80th.  Freshman Jake Hawkins crossed the line in 20:24 for 106th.  Other finishers for Greensburg included Bryant Merritt (20:34), Cameron Schwartz (20:46), Vaughn Verzo (20:58), Hayden Butz (21:09), Wyatt Clifford (21:27), and Skylar Westerfeld (21:58).

Please click on this link for complete girls results and boys results.

We thank coach Davis for his report and Alpha Timing for the complete results.

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