The Ottumwa Courier


September 20, 2013

Seventh-ranked Mustang girls outrun Lynnville-Sully at Hawks Invite

SULLY — Three Davis County runners came home with top-10 finishes on Thursday night in the girls race at Lynnville-Sully’s Cross-County Invitational, providing Josh Husted’s squad with enough of a cushion to edge the hosting Hawks by nine points. The Mustangs put up 60 points with Addie McKee’s third-place run of 16:28 and a fourth-place run of 16:57 by Ally McClure leading the way to a team title.

The girls race was the only race able to be run on Thursday. Storms forced the meet to be called off before the start of the boys race.

Kalleigh Tharp also broke the top 10 for the Mustangs, finishing in seventh in a time of 17:04. North Mahaska finished in fifth place as team with 137 points led by Megan Goemaat’s fifth-place individual run in a time of 16:58.

Albia finished sixth with 167 points on Thursday. Michelle Manser led the Lady Dees, coming home in 12th place in a time of 17:49.

Sigourney finished ninth as a team with 312 points, led by a 42nd-place run from Megan Montgomery in 21:13. EBF was led by Emily Flaig’s 25th-place run of 19:24 while Moravia got a 67th-place run from Emily Warren in a time of 23:05.


Lynnville-Sully Invitational



Team scoring — 1. Davis County 60, 2. Lynnville-Sully 69, 3. North Tama 94, 4. Colfax-Mingo 128, 5. North Mahaska 137, 6. Albia 167, 7. Pella Christian 172, 8. English Valleys 211, 9. Sigourney 312, 10. Pleasantville 322.

Top Ten — 1. Dakota Hossetler (Colfax-Mingo) 16:03, 2. Abi Watson (North Tama) 16:26, 3. Addie McKee (Davis County) 16:28, 4. Ally McClure (DC) 16:57, 5. Megan Goemaat (North Mahaska) 16:58, 6. Tara Vos (Lynnville-Sully) 16:59, 7. Kalleigh Tharp (DC) 17:04, 8. Alexa VanderLeest (LS) 17:07, 9. Rachel Stafford (PCM) 17:38, 10. Cori Rice (LS) 17:42.

Davis County Runners — 3. McKee 16:28, 4. McClure 16:57, 7. Tharp 17:04, 20, Marissa Hamburg 18:47, 26. Jaylnn Sharp 19:35, 27. Damakis Worthington 19:44, 28. Sarah Early 19:52, 34. Kaylee Snyder 20:12, 36. Sydney Spargaa 20:38, 38. Sophie Rotole 20:52, 60. Cami Guiter 22:34, 68. Shelby Culp 23:10, 80. Emily Morris 24:40, 86. McKayla Boyd 26:45.

North Mahaska Runners — 5. Goemaat 16:58, 24. Caitlin Sampson 19:18, 40. Andrea Loving 21:08, 43. Kimmie Renaud 21:16, 45. Shelby McGriff 21:21.

Albia Runners — 12. Michelle Manser 17:49, 16. Kaitlyn Spieler 18:16, 47. Liz Kent 21:35, 49. Liz Detor 21:39, 55. Suzy Strasko 22:13, 57. Michaela Stewart 22:28.

Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Runners — 25. Emily Flaig 19:24, 51. Nataliah Hopkins 21:43, 52. Claire Jager 21:45, 83, Katelyn Herr 25:50.

Sigourney Runners — 42. Megan Montgomery 21:13, 64. Maddi Berg 22:57, 65. Sierra Green 22:58, 88. Meredith Wheeldon 27:18, 89. Jolie Erbacher 27:22.

Moravia Runners — 67. Emily Warren 23:05.

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