The NHS cross country team continues to improve weekly, with 20 runners posting new personal best times.
The Varsity Girls team ran away with the girls team title by a 19 point margin over 2nd place Buhler. Three runners placed within the top 6 places, with all of the NHS runners placing in the top half. There were 78 runners in this event. Mallorie Coffman was 2nd in 16:05, Erin Loeffler was 4th in 16:11, Shannon Ahlstedt was 6th in 16:19, Laci McCartney was 16th in 17:14, Ardys Woodward was 26th in 17:37, Amy Kondziola was 32nd in 18:00, and Kelsi Langley was 34th in 18:04.
The Varsity Boys team finished a strong 4th placeout of the 12 teams competing. All of the runners set new personal records. Austin Lettau placed 4th in 16:41, shaving 1:20 off his previous personal best time; Laban Lalouett was 18th in 17:13 decreasing his PR by 1:40; Rene Madrigal was 20th in 17:19 taking over a minute off of his previous PR; Joel Gouvion was 27th at 17:40, 1:03 off his previous PR; Dilan Winter was 35th at 17:58, 1:11 better than his previous PR; and Dylan Koerner was 38th at 18:12, 0:50 better than his previous PR. There were 77 runners in this event.
The JV Girls all competed well with Abigail Schrag placing 14th, Alexis Porter 15th, Erin Regier 16th, Brianna Gouvion 32nd, and Lina Adame 43rd.
The JV Boys also continued to improve their race times with 9 of the 10 runners improving their PRs. Wesley Regier led the JV squad in 5th, Jerek Shoemaker was 7th, cody Mick 13th, Joe Kondziola 20th, Keagan Attebery 21st, Zach Stanley 23rd, Jacob Beebe 29th, David Huntley 46th, Jared Ratzlaff 52nd, and AJ Stark 88th.
Teams competing at the meet are Andale, Andover, Augusta, Berean, Circle, El dorado, Haven, McPherson, Newton, Maize South, Rose Hill, Trinity, Winfield, Buhler, and Andover Central.