Boys Varsity Cross Country, Girls Varsity Cross Country · Stars finished 3rd(Boys) and 4th(Girls) at Charger Classic

On Thursday afternoon, the Western Boone H.S. cross country team
competed at the Charger Classic at North Montgomery.  With inclement
weather approaching, the Stars performed well with individual runner-up
finishes in both the boys and girls races. As a team, the boys placed
3rd, and the girls were 4th.  Seeger won for the boys, and Hamilton
Heights won for the girls.

In the girls race, Audrey Knoper finished 2nd in a personal best time of
20:27.  Her time moves her to #2 on the girls’ 5K all-time list.  Sydney
Haag also achieved a personal best, running 22:43 and placing 13th.
Jenna Mahin was next for the girls in 24th in 23:51.  Naomi Reid earned
a big personal best, improving by 40 seconds to finish in 24:25 in
31st.  Izzy Moore rounded out the scoring team in 41st in a personal
best of 25:20.  Bekah Truby also ran well, achieving a new personal best
of 26:43.

In the boys race, Colton Collier led the Stars with a 2nd-place finish
in 17:58.  Blake Dukes was next for the team in 7th in 18:33.  Timmy
Coffman (23rd), Jacob Imbus (38th), and Anthony Keppel (39th) completed
the scoring team.  Keppel’s time of 20:55 was a personal best by 11 seconds.

The Stars will compete at Lebanon on Thursday, Sept. 13th, to face the Tigers starting at 5:00 pm.