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Trojan runners finish strong at Wauzeka-Steuben
Liam O'Brien at Wauzeka-Steuben
LIAM O’BRIEN ran his race in 22:48 at the recent meet at Wauzeka-Steuben on what looks like a tough course in the Driftless Regions hills and valleys.

NORTH CRAWFORD - The Trojans ran their first meet on Wauzeka-Steuben’s brand new cross country path on Saturday, September 19. The new course touted some of the toughest terrain in the conference, rivaling that of North Crawford’s own course.

Helen Carstens at Wauzeka-Steuben
HELEN CARSTENS is back at it out on the cross country trail. Helen continued her rivalry with Kickapoo-LaFarge’s Annelise Egge, finishing second to her at the recent meet at Wauzeka-Steuben, three seconds behind Egge with a time of 21:28.

The Trojan varsity girls won second place overall, falling behind Kickapoo-La Farge. Senior Helen Carstens took second with a time of 21:28, only 3 seconds behind first-place runner Annelise Egge. Faye Brassington, a junior, also ran a strong race, finishing at a season-best sixth place with a time of 25:03. Other runners for the Trojans included freshman Sarah Bransky (25:30), and sophomores Emma Schmidt (28:15) and Annie O’Brien. 

Deekin Smith at Wauzeka-Steuben
FRESHMAN Deekin Smith ran the course at the re-cent meet at Wauzeka-Steuben in 28.02.

For the North Crawford boys team, Liam O’Brien had the best performance with a 22:48 race time. Sophomore Deyton Blaha (33:17) and freshmen Deekin Smith (28:02) also competed, though the Crawford boys were left out of team competition. 

North Crawford hosts their cross-country meet on Thursday, September 24.