Iowa prep cross country: Sieperda, Anderson lead GLR/CL in Sibley
SIBLEY, Iowa -- Gable Sieperda placed second and teammate Joe Anderson placed third, helping George-Little Rock/Central Lyon to a third-place finish in the boys standings of the Sibley-Ocheyedan Invitational Tuesday.
SIBLEY, Iowa - Gable Sieperda placed second and teammate Joe Anderson placed third, helping George-Little Rock/Central Lyon to a third-place finish in the boys standings of the Sibley-Ocheyedan Invitational Tuesday.
Western Christian won the team competition with 61 points, led by first-place runner Tristan Hulstein, who completed the 5,000-meter course in a sterling time of 16:00.76. Trinity Christian had 83 points for second place, followed by G-LR/CL’s 99. Ten teams competed.
On the girls’ side, Sammy Blum of Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley toured the grounds in a winning time of 20:15.97 to lead her team to victory. B-H/RV had 27 points, followed by Sheldon with 42, Western Christian 55, Alta-Aurelia 93 and Hinton 125.
In the boys’ standings, Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley placed fourth with 113 points. Next was South O’Brien with 116, Sioux Center 122, Sheldon 131, Alta-Aurelia 196, Remsen St. Mary’s 198 and Hinton 229.
Sieperda posted a 16:03.58 time and Anderson finished in 17:04.13. Sibley-Ocheyedan got a fourth-place finish in the boys race, as Grant Brouwer came in at 17:19.38. Other area finishes of note were: Sheldon’s Dawson Jacobsma (6th, 17:21.71), Andy Taverna of Sibley-Ocheyedan (10th, 17:36.97) and Mitchel Van Gorp of Sheldon (20th, 18:06.60).
Sheldon’s Anna Marie Fjeld placed fifth overall in the girls race in 21:11.57. Sibley-Ocheyedan’s Emily Jungers was 13th in 22:17.50. Sheldon’s Anessa Schoo was 14th in 22:21.94.
Five Sheldon runners placed in the top 20. Mackenzie Wagner was 17th (22:41.26), Emma Van Meeteren was 18th (22:46.46) and Sarah Cain was 20th (22:54.41).