by mont on August 28, 2016

The season got off to a great start at West Salem this morning. In the girls race, Taylor Winterton finished a strong 2nd to last year’s State Runner-up, Dana Feyen of GET. Overall the girls were 2nd in the team race to West Salem. In the boys race Max Engh sprinted himself to a 1st place finish in leading the boys team to 1st place overall in the team race. Overall the returning runners showed improvement over last year’s time and our new runners did an outstanding job for their first race.
Team Scores:
Boys: Sparta, 31, West Salem 48, GET 54, and Independence 97.
Girls: West Salem 28, Sparta 47, GET 79, and Independence 82.
Finishes for Sparta:
Boys: Max Engh 19:12, Nick Stritchko 19:43, Caleb Pokorny 19:51, Izak Anderson 19:52, Kole Nelson 20:21, Mathias Krein 21:42, Chad Merow 21:44, Ryan Mohr 22:16, Brady Towne 23:31, Ethan Anderson 22:44, Sean Ferguson 23:56 and Brennen Kenworthy 23:59.
Girls: Taylor Winterton 21:46, Aly Laufenberg 24:56, Kari O’Rourke 25:06, Lydia Hone 28:32, Angie Talsky 28:38, Julianna Pokorny 28:54, and Alyssa Falkner 43:08.

The team is back in action next Thursday, Sept. 1 at Viroqua. The meet will be held at the Fairgrounds this year instead of the Golf Course.

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