Smith leads Centre 8th grade at Halstead
Continuing a record of finishing at or next to the top, Jordan Smith finished first Thursday at the Halstead invitational cross-country meet, with a run of 13 minutes, 8 seconds. She is an eighth-grader at Centre Middle School.
Smith’s brother, Taylor, a sixth-grader, also medaled by finishing 11th in the seventh-grade boys’ division, at 6:34. Ryan August finished 23rd among eighth-grade boys, at 14:37.
“Jordan set as her goal this week to win this meet,” coach Cindy Riedel said. “She accomplished that for a second year in a row. Taylor and Ryan placed as well. These junior high runners have consistently placed all season, and it is exciting to see their hard work pay off.”
Varsity boys: C.J. Thompson, 49th, 20:43.
Varsity girls: Nellie Kassebaum, 44th, 19:27.
Junior varsity girls: Cassy Thompson, 29th, 29:47.
Sixth-grade boys: Devin August, 19th, 6:59; Jack Reneau, 58th, 8:01; Dillon Knepp, 59th, 8:13; Cameron Spohn, 64th, 8:44; Tyler Nickel, 65th, 8:46.
Last modified Oct. 8, 2014