BOSCOBEL - The Boscobel Cross Country team traveled to Wausau last weekend to run at the 63rd Annual Bill Smiley Invitational. According to Bulldog Cross Country Coach Skyler Reynolds, "Wausau is an overnight trip that allows us to compete against many of the top teams from the northeast.”
Reynolds was pleased with the performance of both the boys and girls teams, and for good reason. “We are making progress and continue to get better each week. We are proud of the kids for working so hard and believing in each other," he said.
Girls take down
#2 team in the state
In the girl’s competition, the meet featured five ranked teams, including the #2 ranked team in Division 3, Auburndale. The varsity girls, ranked 4thin Division 3 entering the meet, took home the team championship with a score of 82 points, edging out #2 Auburndale by 6 points.
The first place Bulldog team on Saturday consisted of sophomores Avery Brown, Abri Brown and Maddie Fritz, and juniors Britney Glasbrenner, Makayla Fritz, Ellie Jillson, and Katlyn Seeley. In helping their team to victory, three Boscobel runners earned individual medals: Fritz (14th), Jillson (13th), and Abri Brown (4th).
The JV girls also had a great showing taking second place as a team among 39 Division 2 and 3 teams, with both Easton Carlin (15th) and Skyler Carlin (5th) earning individual medals.
Boys place second
The varsity boy’s team placed second in the invitational behind 6th ranked Sheboygan Area Lutheran.
The boy’s team consisted of seniors David Martinez and Mitchell Davis, juniors Evan Belz, and Blake Sander, and sophomores Parker Steele, Ben Bohringer, and Levi Glasbrenner. Individual medal winners for the boys were Davis (18th), Bohringer (15th), and Glasbrenner (7th).
Up nextThe Boscobel Cross Country teams will race again this Saturday, September 28 at the Ryan Zimpel Memorial Cross Country Course outside Boscobel.