Ciolk, Richmond pace teams
The White Cloud Cross Country team competed in Beal City on Saturday at the Pre-Regional Meet. The first four teams would qualify to run Regionals in Shepherd this Friday and the boys made sure there was no question. Our boys finished first with 29 points, exactly half the score of second place Montabella. Nathan Ciolk was the meet winner with his personal best 17:29. Tristan McHaney was 2nd, Kobe Canning 7th, Christian Ringler 11th (personal best 19:25), Terry Trendel 13th, Nik Parks 14th, and Carson Foondle 22nd.
The girls team finished second behind host Beal City, who is ranked 5th in Division 4. Alexus Richmond powered to a 5th place finish, followed closely by Annie Feldpausch in 6th place. Both ladies had personal best times of 22:33 and 22:38 respectively. Stine Kristensen was 9th and Naomi Thompson 10th. Gracie Richards had her personal best time (25:16) and finished 14th. Jolena Deaton was 21st and Cecelia Rodriguez rounded out our scoring squad with a 34th place. Jolena and Cecelia had the best times on the season.
On Friday, racing starts at 3:00pm.