Effingham Boys, Girls Both Finish Fifth at Apollo Meet


Published on October 16 2013 9:41 am
Last Updated on October 16 2013 9:41 am
Written by Greg Sapp

The Effingham Hearts finished fifth in both the Apollo Conference boys and girls meets Tuesday at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.

Effingham senior Jenna Bingham shined in the girls race, though, finishing third with a time of 19:27.89. 

Mattoon won the girls meet with 32 points.  Other results: Mt. Zion second with 43 points, Charleston third with 61 points, Salem fourth with 95 points, Effingham fifth with 120 points, and Paris sixth with 159 points.

Other results for Effingham: Madi Woelfer 25th in 23:06.61, Kelly Keitel 29th in 24:31.76, Jaclyn Steppe 30th in 24:46.68, Kade Spencer 33rd in 25:12.44, and McKenzie Crowell 34th in 25:12.52. 

Mt. Zion won the boys meet with 35 points.  Other results: Charleston second with 44 points, Mattoon third with 63 points, Salem fourth with 86 points, Effingham fifth with 135 points, and Paris sixth with 180 points.

Boys results for Effingham: Josh McCammon 21st in 17:42.62, Leighton Lark 24th in 17:53.41, Gary Damron 32nd in 18:15.06, Jacob Donaldson 35th in 18:18.89, Kennan Mahaffey 37th in 18:29.47, Eli Buhrmann 46th in 19:26.86, Patrick Siner 50th in 19:32.35, Leevi Baker 51st in 19:35.15, Ian Sidwell 52nd in 19:42.74, Collin Hecht 53rd in 19:43.54, C.J. Schmidt 54th in 19:56.66, Adam Koester 66th in 21:46.97, Garland Gibson 70th in 22:18.56, and Holden Arthur 75th in 27:38.09.