November 27, 2022

Scott City boys and girls 4th in 3A; area runners medal

Lawrence, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–On Saturday at Rim Rock Farm in Lawrence, the Scott City boys and girls cross country teams came in fourth place in both the team races at the Class 3A State Cross Country meet. Overall, seven southwest Kansas runners finished in the top 20, earning them a state medal.

For the girls, Scott City narrowly missed on a top three finish. Southeast of Saline defended their state title with 85 points, followed by Hiawatha with 93 and Douglass with 100 points. The Lady Beavers had 109 points. Individually, Scott City and Lakin both medaled two runners. For the Lady Broncs, Jennifer Crum and Heather White placed 16th and 17th place, while Scott City’s Makaela Stevens finished in second place, and fellow sophomore Trella Davis was 20th. 

On the boys side, the Beaver boys cross country team missed taking home a trophy by one position. Halstead repeated as state champions, winning by 39 points over runner-up Riley County. Council Grove placed third, 26 points better than Scott City. Three area runners medaled, including Jess Drohman and Dyan Hutchins for Scott City, who placed 10th and 16th respectively, and Lakin’s Talan Jamison was 18th. 

Girls
Team Scores
Southeast of Saline 85, Hiawatha 93, Douglass 100, Scott City 109, TMP-Marian 139, Norton 148, Riley County 181, Halstead 187, Atchison County Community 200, West Franklin 213, Pleasant Ridge 276, Osage City 291

Top 20
1. Klair Gibson, Douglass 19:34.9; 2. Makaela Stevens, Scott City 20:27.1; 3. Celia Biel, Hutchinson Trinity 20:36.0; 4. Elizabeth Stutterheim, Southeast of Saline 20:50.7; 5. Elizabeth Kettler, Hiawatha 20:53.8; 6. Sienna Schmidt, Remington 21:01.8; 7. Kryslyn Henderson, Douglass 21:03.8; 8. Racheal Hamel, TMP-Marian 21:05.0; 9. Joy Steele, Osage City 21:06.4; 10. Devyn Smith, Belle Plaine 21:07.0; 11. Lydia Johnson, Halstead 21:07.9; 12. Paige McDaniel, Wellsville 21:08.6; 13. Emma Fear, Southeast of Saline 21:12.1; 14. Abigayle Weber, Hesston 21:13.8; 15. Emily Hague, Marion 21:14.0; 16. Jennifer Crum, Lakin 21:18.1; 17. Heather White, Lakin 21:18.6; 18. Rebekah Scholz, Atchison County Community 21:18.7; 19. Amber Pruett, Riley County 21:20.0; 20. Trella Davis, Scott City 21:21.9

Other Area Finishers
Scott City
25. Dulce Ayala 21:28.2; 39. Olivia Prieto 22:17.4; 76. Paige Winderlin 24:02.0; 83. Jade Wren 24:46.6; 85. Kodi Rogers 24:53.6

Boys
Team Scores
Halstead 52, Riley County 91, Council Grove 114, Scott City 140, Pleasant Ridge 144, TMP-Marian 156, Beloit 188, Hesston 215, Humboldt 238, West Franklin 241, Douglass 241, Sterling 258

Top 20
1. Steven Cline, Halstead 17:07.9; 2. Luke Oatney, Pleasant Ridge 17:19.6; 3. Javen Schmucker, Hesston 17:21.8; 4. Andrew Hess, TMP-Marian 17:31.2; 5. Ashten Dodson, Douglass 17:31.2; 6. Gunnar Jackson, Riley County 17:35.8; 2. Brett Culp, Riley County 17:38.9; 9. Patrick Porch, Halstead 17:45.2; 10. Jess Drohman, Scott City 17:46.2; 11. Travis Gyuren, Council Grove 17:47.3; 12. Tony Strom, Riley County 17:49.2; 13. Dakota Blaylock, Halstead 17:50.2; 14. Neil Owens, Halstead 17:51.4; 15. Austin Bollinger, Hesston 17:52.7; 16. Dylan Hutchins, Scott City 17:53.3; 17. Brady Mulligan, St. Marys 17:53.6; 18. Talan Jamison, Lakin 17:54.5; 19. Ryan Thrailkill, Norton 17:55.0; 20. Brandyn Brewster, Wellsville 17:55.2

Other Area Finishers
Lakin
48. Stephen Webb 18:38.2

Scott City
51. Austin Rios 18:44.6; 56. Drew Duff 18:50.1; 60. Seth Cardenas 18:56.9; 64. Irvin Lozano 19:00.0; 81. Conner LeBeau 19:33.2