Cross Country – Mexico Invitational!

From Cross Country Coach Chad Craghead:

On 08-26-17 the North Callaway Cross County High School teams competed at the Mexico Invitational there first 5K race of the season.

The first race of the day was the Varsity Girls race.  There were 69 runners in the race along with 9 full teams competing in the race.  The Lady Birds were led by Kaleigh Moore, who for the second week in the row finished 2nd place individually.  She finished the race in 21:18.  The Lady Birds had three other runners in the top 5, Kyla Bertschinger 3rd place – 21:24.97, Daelyn Schmauch 4th place – 21:25.73, Reyna Schmauch 5th place – 21:37.88 5.  Other finishers for the Lady Birds were Brianna Douglas 44th place -26:54.24 41, Olivia Isaaks 46th place – 27:32.03 43 and Alyssa Rinehart 50th place – 27:49.66 45.  For the second race in a row the Lady Birds came out on top as the Team Champions with Mexico placing 2nd, Centralia 3rd, and Bowling Green 4th rounding off the top 4.

The second race of the day was the Varsity Boys Race.  The Thunderbirds finished 6th place in the field of 65 runners.  Placing 14th for the boys was Khobi Kellerman who finished with a time of 19:18.55 11.  Other finishers for North Callaway was Ean Rohrbach 37th place – 21:34.86 24, Josh McCowan 43rd place – 22:30.92 28, Grant Eichman 45th place – 22:43.89 30, Jospeh Crawford 51st place – 23:51.29 34, Noah Scrogum 54th place – 24:23.38 36 and  Josh Craghead 59th – place 25:14.29 39

The last race of the day was a combined Junior Varsity Race.  The girls were led by Julisa Moreno who earned the only medal for North Callaway, placing 4th in the girl’s race.  She finished with 26:11.16.  Other finishers were Brooke Fischer 13th place – 28:52.85, Christa Gilman 18th place – 32:32.43.

The boys were led by Jared Bailey who finished 23rd – 25:03.09.  Other finisher was Justin Coffman 26th place – 26:12.36

The entire NCXC competes again on 09-05-17 at Van Far