Runners medal, improve from first race
Three of five Marion High School runners medaled in cross-country races Thursday at Herington.
Senior Colin Williams ran the varsity 5K in 19 minutes, 20 seconds, taking ninth place. Freshman Nathan Shields also took home a ninth-place medal in the JV race, running in 22:40.
Sophomore Bethany Grimmett ran the girls JV race in 33:02, taking the fifth-place medal and setting a new personal record.
Freshman Colton Boudreaux placed 20th in the JV race with a time of 23:38. Exchange student Elisa Ortiz dropped out of the girls race due to an ankle injury.
Results from Tuesday’s meet in Marion were not available by press time.
Last modified Sept. 20, 2017