Auburndale girls take third in WIAA Cross Country State Championships
By Hub City Times staff
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The Auburndale girls took third place during WIAA Cross Country State Division 3 competition, held Nov. 2 at Ridges Golf Course in Wisconsin Rapids.
The team finished with a score of 128, just two points behind second place, Gillett, and 16 behind first place, Lourdes Academy.
Erricka Zenner crossed the finish line first for the team in 35th, with a time of 20:54.2. Next were Jordyn Karl, 21:02.0, and Macie Schmeiser, 21.02.3, in 44th and 45th respectively.
McKenna Zieher, 21:10.1, was next in 57th, followed by Lily Kloos, at 21:41.3, in 76th. Autumn Richardson landed in 93rd at 22:05.5, and Vanessa Mitchell finished in 113th, with 22:46.6.
Local individual state finishers
In Division 1 boys competition, Marshfield’s Joseph McKee finished 17th with a time of 16:15.9, and brother, Joshua McKee finished 21st, with a time of 16:18.8.
In Division 3 boys competition, James Heeg, of Stratford, finished 21st, with a time of 17:10.2, and Auburndale’s Carl Lundgren was close behind, in 23rd, with a time of 17:12.4.
For Division 1 girls competition, Marshfield’s Eliana Kanitz finished 33rd, with a time of 19:28.2. Her teammate, Michaela Dick finished 136th, with a time of 20:48.7.
In Division 3 girls, Loyal/Greenwood ‘s Savannah Schley finished 12th overall, with a time of 19:55.3.