Cross Country: Bloomfield-Wausa Girls, Hartington-Newcastle Teams Win In Season Openers
Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan
Friday, September 01, 2017

Wisner-Pilger Inv.

BEEMER, Neb. — Hartington-Newcastle swept the team cross country titles at Thursday’s Wisner-Pilger Invitational, at Indian Trails Golf Club in Beemer.

On the boys’ side, the Wildcats had a team score of 45, highlighted by the top two finishers. Brian Santiago cruised to the individual title in a time of 17:27.7, more than a minute ahead of teammate Seth Wiebelhaus (18:53.5).

In the girls’ division, Hartington-Newcastle easily captured the team title with 15 points, followed by Humphrey St. Francis with 44 points.

For Hartington-Newcastle, Allie Rosener was second (21:35.7), Jayda Bernecker was fifth (23:21.5), Sara Burbach was sixth (23:24.8) and Sara Reifenrath finished 10th (23:55.9).

GIRLS’ DIVISION

TEAM SCORES: Hartington-Newcastle 15, Humphrey St. Francis 44, East Butler 45, Battle Creek 72, West Point-Beemer 88, Archbishop Bergan 89, Ponca 120, Wisner-Pilger 131, Oakland-Craig 142

TOP 15: 1, Amanda Aerts, East Butler 20:28.4; 2, Allie Rosener, Hartington-Newcastle 21:35.7; 3, Lizbeth Ortega, Madison 22:11.8; 4, Alison Stineman, Elkhorn Valley 22:40.1; 5, Jayda Bernecker, Hartington-Newcastle 23:21.5; 6, Sara Burbach, Hartington-Newcastle 23:24.8; 7, Daisy Korus, Humphrey-Lindsay Holy Family 23:25.7; 8, Faith Morris, Pender 23:43.0; 9, Ashley Ternus, Humphrey St. Francis 23:53.4; 10, Sara Reifenrath, Hartington-Newcastle 23:55.9; 11, Kailey Meinke, Battle Creek 24:07.1; 12, Karli McCain, Hartington-Newcastle 24:08.8; 13, Bailey Hurlburt, Battle Creek 24:09.6; 14, Leah Podliska, Humphrey St. Francis 24:21.8; 15, Hallie Zitek, East Butler 24:45.3

BOYS’ DIVISION

TEAM SCORES: Hartington-Newcastle 45, Winside 77, Lyons Decatur 77, Elkhorn Valley 80, Wisner-Pilger 83, Madison 85, Winnebago 99, Archbishop Bergan 124, Humphrey St. Francis 151, West Point-Beemer 152, Battle Creek 185, Laurel-Concord-Coleridge 191, East Butler 210, Ponca 218, Oakland Craig 253, Pender 302

TOP 15: 1, Brian Santiago, Hartington-Newcastle 17:27.7; 2, Seth Wiebelhaus, Hartington-Newcastle 18:53.5; 3, Brayden Effle, Elkhorn Valley 18:59.6; 4, Hunter Bennett, Elkhorn Valley 19:01.0; 5, Calby Ruskamp, Wisner-Pilger 19:08.9; 6, D’Von LaPointe, Winnebago 19:17.6; 7, Dre Vance, Archbishop Bergan 19:18.3; 8, Brandon Mitzel, West Point-Beemer 19:29.7; 9, Dustin Ternus, Humphrey St. Francis 19:41.6; 10, Dylan Brogren, Winside 19:41.7; 11, Zach Bridge, Lyons Decatur 19:41.8; 12, Jashaun Vyborny, Winside 19:46.3; 13, Joan San Pedro, Madison 19:47.3; 14; Brayden Anderson, Lyons Decatur 19:41.8; 15, Dagen Joachimsen, Hartington-Newcastle 19:51.0