Bulldogs Finished Fifth, Sixth In Tuscola Classic

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Published on September 17 2012 4:25 pm
Last Updated on September 17 2012 4:25 pm
Written by Millie Lange

TUSCOLA -- Effingham St. Anthony High School finished fifth in the boys division and sixth in the girls division of the Tuscola Cross Country Classic Saturday.

In the boys meet, Shelbyville was the team winner with 41 points followed by Monticello 61, Urbana University 102, Tolono Unity 108, St. Anthony 161, Tuscola 176, Neoga 197, Sullivan 210, Fairbury Prairie Central 220, Downs Tri-Valley 312, Clinton 319, Cumberland 341, Hoopeston Area 346, Maroa-Forsyth 396, Villa Grove 435 and Central A&M 447.

St. Anthony's Peter Keller finished second with a time of 16:16. Winning the meet was Monticello's Andrew Hanselman with a time of 16:02.

Also scoring for the Bulldogs were Andrew Gardewine 17th in 17:02, John Goeckner 40th in 17:56.12, Mack McWhorter 57th in 18:25 and Jake Spraul 64th in 18:39.

In the girls meet, Monticello was the champion with 31 points followed by Downs Tri-Valley 52, Tolono Unity 76, Prairie Central 133, Urbana 134, St. Anthony 147, Sullivan 197, Neoga 237, Tuscola 258, Hoopeston Area 259, Central A&M 277 and Villa Grove 358.

Carson Fonner took ninth place to lead the Bulldogs with a time of 19:51. Also scoring were Sarah Wortman 26th in 21:14, Emmie Schultz 34th in 21:43, Claire Willenborg 45th in 22:11 and Elizabeth Falconburg 80th in 24:04

The highest local runner was Cumberland's Leah Hutchison fifth in 19:41.

Boys Meet

St. Anthony -- 2. Peter Keller, 16:16; 17. Andrew Gardewine, 17:02; 40. John Goeckner, 17:56.12; 57. Mack McWhorter, 18:25; 64. Jake Spraul, 18:39

Neoga -- 27. Austin Hernandez, 17:32; 37. Trevor  Walk, 17:44.41; 32. Ryan Evans, 17:44.85; 45. Travis Walk, 18:10; 88. Justin Deters, 19:27.24

Cumberland -- 15. Tye Sutherland, 17:00; 76. Andrew Talley, 19:07; 106. Kyle Swingler, 19:48

Girls Meet

St. Anthony -- 9. Carson Fonner, 19:51; 26. Sarah Wortman, 21:14; 34. Emmie Schultz, 21:43; 45.Claire Willenborg, 22:11; 80. Elizabeth Falconburg, 24:04

Neoga -- 51. Taylor Baker, 22:42; 52. Brittany Deters, 22:43; 56. Maddie Butler, 22:51; 77. Erin Walk, 23:51; 84. Maddie Gibson, 24:07

Cumberland -- 25. Logan Peters, 21:12; 79. Olivia Ross, 24:00; 135. Shelby Flood, 28:08