Girls Middle School Cross Country · Girls Middle School Cross Country finishes 1st place at RJ Baskett/Peru


  Place Points
Wabash High School 1st 40
Peru High School 2nd 40
Mississinewa High School 3rd 52

The MS lady Apaches brought their power to their home course tonight in a three way meet against Peru and RJ Baskett. A perfect evening to race, the ladies came with a chip on their shoulder to defend their first place title for the second year in a row. The Apaches strategically started their course at a competitive pace, prepared for the amount of hills ahead of them. With 27 runners in their race, the Apaches were determined to leave their course ablaze. The Apaches rounded out with a winning tie, looking to the sixth lady, Ivy Beamer, to pull in the win for the second year in a row.

First for the team was Raegan Jones, coming in 2nd and tying her PR of 13:59. Next game 6th grader, Chloe Cooper, with her personal best time of 14:37 and taking 7th place. Coming in next for the team was Rinka Higuera, a 6th grader, in 8th place over all and running her PR of the season with a 14:38. Following was 6th grader, Mia Fairchild, with a PR time of 15:53 in 11th place. Bridget Bailey, a 7th grader, coming in close behind with a time of 15:59 and taking 12th place overall. An 8th grader, Ivy Beamer, with a time of 16:10 and taking home 13th place. Next up was Caitlyn Shidler, a 5th grader, with a time of 16:31 PR time and taking 14th place. Behind Shidler was 7th grader Ava Bishir with a time of 16:53 and taking 15th place. Audri Shidler (6th grader) followed in with 16:53 and carried away with 16th place overall while meeting her goal and PR of the season. Following extremely close behind Audri was 7th grader Maya Howard with a time of 16:54 and taking 17th place. Finishing up the team score was Olivia Shelton, an 8th grader, with a PR time of 21:25 and bringing home 22nd.

Up next: the MS Ladies will be traveling to West Noble this Saturday, September 19th for the first time. spectators are allowed, and parking will be five dollars.