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Cross Country Recaps from Monday, October 4

Cross Country Recaps from Monday, October 4

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Decatur County Championships 
At Southeast Baptist Youth Camp hosted by South Decatur
Boys and Girls Team Champs- Greensburg
Boys and Girls Individual Champs- Greensburg’s Jake Hawkins and Emily Mangles

Boys team results- Greensburg 21, South Decatur 46, North Decatur 74
Girls team results- Greensburg 22, South Decatur 50, North Decatur 60

Boys All-Decatur County (top 10):

  • 1 (GB) Jake Hawkins 18:05
  • 2 (GB) Sawyer Sanders 18:16
  • 3 (SD) Trevor Newby 18:32
  • 4 (GB) Nate Murray 19:05
  • 5 (SD) Josh Shouze 19:18
  • 6 (GB) Bryant Merritt 19:38
  • 7 (ND) Aiden O’Dell 19:47
  • 8 (GB) TJ Gorman 19:48
  • 9 (GB) Cameron Schwartz 19:58
  • 10 (GB) Paxton Harris 19:59

Girls All-Decatur County (top 10)

  • 1 (GB) Emily Mangels 20:49
  • 2 (ND) Jenna Walton 21:16
  • 3 (GB) Tiffany Gromman 21:35
  • 4 (GB) Hannah Crowell 22:04
  • 5 (GB) Tori Gauk 22:07
  • 6 (ND) Gracie Osting 23:32
  • 7 (SD) Kate Hamilton 23:52
  • 8 (SD) Bridget Nobbe 24:15
  • 9 (GB) Allison Foster 24:23
  • 10 (SD) Maria Nobbe 24:26

From Greensburg coach Troy Davis (edited)…

South Decatur hosted the Decatur County Cross Country Championships Monday at the Southeast Baptist Youth Camp.  The Greensburg boys won the team title with 21 points placing seven runners in the top 10 finishers.  Sophomore Jake Hawkins won the race in 18:05 and was all-county for the second year in a row.  Jake earned the first individual victory in his running career with his performance.  Sawyer Sanders used a strong second half of the race to place second overall.  Sawyer recorded his fastest time of the season running 18:16 and earned all-county honors for the fourth consecutive year.

Junior Nate Murray had his best race of 2021.  Murray was fourth place in 19:05 and received all-county recognition for the third year in a row.  Bryant Merritt also lowered his season best in the race.  Bryant broke 20:00 for the first time in 2021.  He crossed the finish line in 6th with a time of 19:38 to earn all-county for the second straight season.

TJ Gorman was next for the Pirates.  He was 8th  in 19:48 for all-county.  Sophomore Cameron Schwartz was all-county for the second time taking 9th in 19:58.  Freshman Paxton Harris used a strong finish earning 10th place with a time of 19:59 as Harris was all-county for the first time.  Freshmen Chase Tekulve (11th) and sophomore Carson McCord (12th) both ran personal best times of 20:10.  Other Greensburg runners included Wyatt Clifford (13th in 21:46) and Robert Browning (29th in 24:32).  The boys finish the regular season with a record of 25-21.

Senior Emily Mangels led the girls’ race from start to finish as she earned her first career victory.  Mangels also had her fastest time of the season running 20:49.  Emily was all-county for the fourth consecutive season.  Tiffani Gramman placed 3rd overall to earn all-county recognition and lowered her personal best to 21:35.

Hannah Crowell also set a new personal record.  She was all-county with a 4th place time of 22:04.  Freshman Tori Gauck was also all-county.  She took 5th place as she established a new personal best of 22:07.   Ally Foster was all-county for the second time in her career.  She lowered her season best to 24:20 taking 9th place.  Malana Kramer also established a new season best running 24:50 for 12th overall.

Other Greensburg runners included Olivia Evans (13th in 25:36), Allison Kunze (17th in 26:42), and Kylee Simpson (18th in 26:49).  The girls improved their record to 35-12 on the season.

We thank coach Davis for the information.

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