Cross Country Competes at Excelsior Springs
Three Chillicothe Cross Country runners brought medals home from the hilly Excelsior Springs meet.
For the Lady Hornets Varsity, Kadence Shipers finished 12th in a time of 24:03. Juliann Gabrielson finished 26th in a time of 25:45, Kaylynn Cranmer finished 47th in 28:56 and Emily Shipers finished 60th in 32:48.
For the Hornet boys, the team was 10th out of 12 complete teams. Hayden Simmer was 27th in a time of 20:22, Austin Lyford finished 57th in 22:11, Clayton Savage finished 64th in 22:44, Gavin Funk finished 84th in 25:48 and Kade Simmer finished 106th in 30:42.
In the Middle School races, the Chillicothe Middle School boys took 3rd out of 6 teams. Luke Thompson was 3rd in 7:29 in the 1.25 miles race. Carter Shipers was 5th in 7:41 Cutter Parkes was 34th in 9:14, Landyn Peterson was 37th in 9:21 and Alton Keller was 45th in 10:03.
Chillicothe Middle School Girls were led by Lydia Gabrielson in 19th place in a time of 9:34, Anna Pfaff was 27th in 10:03 and Karissa Fostek was 53rd in 12:25.