White Cloud Harriers Off To Great Start
Submitted by Andrea Atwood
The White Cloud Cross Country team raced at MK Conklin Park in Newaygo on Saturday. The Varsity Boys team finished 2nd breaking the tie with Big Rapids when our sixth man finished ahead of their fourth runner. Nathan Ciolk and Kobe Canning finished 6th and 7th respectively, followed by Tristan McHaney in 9th, Christian Ringler in 25th, Terry Trendel in 26th, and Carson Foondle in 28th, Malachi Graves was 30th and Nik Parks was 32nd.
In the Reserve race, White Cloud packed the 1-2 punch with Sam Venema as the winner and Jaden VanDam close behind. They pulled off the team win with help from Ashton Byle in 4th, Ian Pierce 12th, Zane Keith 13th, Zak Buttleman 14th,
Adam Bulk 15th and Parker Karnes 16th.
In the Varsity Girls race, the Lady Indians were led by Naomi Thompson in 15th place. Alexus Richmond followed behind closely for a 16th place finish. Andrea Feldpausch was 18th and Denmark's own Stine Kristensen was 27th. Jolena Deaton, Grace Richards, Chloe Higgs and Cecelia Rodriguez rounded out the varsity finishers in 35th, 39th, 43rd, and 46th place.
In the Girls Reserves, Allie Rodriguez finished 10th and Lillie Keith was 11th.
Personal best times were set by Zak, Carson, Jaden, Sam, Andrea, Chloe, Stine, and Allie. Great job Runners!