ELY – Timberwolves runners took advantage of their home course to make a strong showing against 11 area cross country teams here on Tuesday, as the varsity boys topped the field and the girls …
ELY – Timberwolves runners took advantage of their home course to make a strong showing against 11 area cross country teams here on Tuesday, as the varsity boys topped the field and the girls squad finished third.
North Shore senior, Ian Thorpe set the pace in the boys’ 5K, with a first-place finish of 17:16. Thorpe narrowly edged second-place finisher, Ely sophomore Caid Chittum who crossed the line at 17:24. Rounding out the top three was Esko senior Ben Meysembourg who finished with a time of 17:34.
Ely’s Jake Cochran finished ninth (18:23), Ben Cavalier finished 11th (18:28), and Silas Solum, finished 13th with a time of 18:35.
In the varsity girls 5K, Proctor’s Lizzy Harnell took the top spot with a time of 20:13. Ely eighth-grader, Molly Brophy was right behind in second place with a 20:19 finish. Ely senior Zoe Devine took fourth with a time of 20:50.
Ely’s junior high boy’s captured six of the top 20 places in the 2.6K race with Mason Spate-Kurnava grabbing second with a time of 9:34. Right behind him was Oliver Hohenstein in third with a time of 9:38. Brooks Brenny snatched fifth place in a time of 9:45.
Ely’s junior high girls saw two finishers break the top twenty with Mattie Lindsay taking 4th in a time of 10:31 and Katy Brophy placing 14th with a time of 12:03.
The Timberwolves will travel to International Falls next Tuesday to take part in the Hial Pike Invite.
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