Cross Country Sectionals Set For Saturday


Published on October 25 2017 10:36 am
Last Updated on October 25 2017 10:40 am
Written by Millie Lange

Area runners will be competing in cross country sectionals Saturday.

At the Class 1A Carlinville Sectional, teams from St. Anthony (Sarah Carr, Madison McWhorter, Kaitlyn Zeller, Jessica Wilson, Audrey Niebrugge, Avery Elder, Maddi  Tegeler), Teutopolis (Kara Weichman, Jessica Runde, Morgan Mette, Rebecca Habing, Micah McWhorter, Ashley Bressendorf), Dieterich (Gracie Britton, Kaitlyn Bloemer, Kyla Johnson, Faith Aherin, Andrea Bierman), Newton (Abby Stone, Jaclyn Barthelme, Cory Buerster, Myra Kuhn, Sydney Rudolphi, Riley Zumbahlen, Denae Cantrell), Neoga (Emmalyn Walk, Courtney Reel, Kylee Phillips, Allison Kingery, Ellie Clark, Olivia Holt, Taylor Lee), Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City (Carsen Burks, Morgan Nohren, Jaelyn Robertson, Sydney Lorton, Martina Rhoades, Jacque Witteborg, Madison Blaine) and Cumberland (Jasmyn Dittamore, Victoria Ault, Eve Brown, Leah Brown, Breanne Edwards, Elise Hemmen, Olivia Pruemer) will be taking part in the girls race which is scheduled for 10 a.m. Altamont's Gia Sandoval will also be competing.

The boys race, which starts at 11 a.m., will have teams from St. Anthony (Brian Dust, Clayton Helmink, Kennan Walsh, Drew Dust, Ty Wiedman, Noah Tegeler, Austin Faber), Teutopolis (Noah Probst, Jacob Schmidt, Jordan Schumacher, Ethan Weidner, Brody Mette, Jack Waldhoff, Cole Probst), Cumberland (Kort McClellan, Blake Sutherland, Rayce Zike, Michael Carpenter, Ryley Brown, Logan Edwards, Jay Stierwalt) and Neoga (Reece Johnson, Brayden Cox, Trever Roy, Brody Titus, Michael Dietzen, Tanner Clark, Blake Fairbanks) competing.

Individuals entered are Tucker Rieman and Victor Sandschafer from Newton, Ryan Radloff from Dieterich, Dylan Taylor from Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City and Coy Crull from North Clay (Louisville).

Effingham will have a girls team taking part in the Class 2A Decatur MacArthur Sectional while the boys will have two individuals.

Members of the Hearts girls squad are Abby Weis, Miranda Fox, Kiley Weaver, Kourtney Cordes, Meredith Kull, Skylar Schafer and Keira Hirtzel. Members of the boys squad are Alfred Lopez and Patrick Sherrod.

The girls race begins at 10 a.m. while the boys race will start at 11 a.m.

The top five teams and top seven individuals not members of those top five teams will advance to the State Finals Saturday, November 4 at Peoria's Detweiller Park.