Boys/Girls Varsity Cross Country
Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- Sep 2, 2021
The AHS Girls and Boys cross country teams both had impressive performances on Thursday at Ogemaw Heights High School.
The girls bested a field of 13 teams, posting a score of 45 compared to 2nd place Manton’s 52. Madi Szymanski led from wire to wire winning the 5k race with a 19:48 time. Grace Mitchell was the 2nd Alpena runner to cross the line at 22:44. Emma Dickens was next in at 23:09 followed by Samantha Zolnierek, also at 23:09, Kaelyn Heath 24:04, Cailyn Burrone 25:12, Elizabeth Barnhill 28:56, Kaelyn Decker 30:26, Veronica Zaborney 32:22, Kylie Gagnon 34:04, and Abigail Zaborney in 34:18 rounded out the field for Alpena.
The Alpena men also dominated their race, posting an awesome low score of 24. Next in was Gladwin with 87 points. A total of 13 schools were represented in this race as well.
Alpena had 6 men in the top 10, led by Hayden Allen in second place with a 17:29, Hunter Hitzelberger 3rd in 17:47, Eli Allen 4th in 17:50, Jacob Kochanski 18:18, Cam Young 18:25, Quinn Kelly in 18:32, Kenan Knight in 19:36, Austin Reinhardt 22:00, Clark Sexton 23:00, Hayden Bacchus in 24:19, Owen Mendel 24:39, Thurston Imhoff, and Tyler Van Cleve 29:31.
Next up for the Wildcats is the Lancer Invitational on September 11.