Yoder, Laser top runners for Midgets cross country teams in Mandan
The Dickinson cross country teams raced hard at the Mandan Kiwanis Meet on Friday afternoon, and the boy’s team was able to place second while the girl’s took home third place.
Senior Brady Yoder paced both squads with a second place finish and a time of 15:54.61. He was 23 seconds behind Bismarck’s Sean Korsmo though who came in first.
Caleb Hansen came in fourth place with a time of 16:14.27, and then a pack of Midgets placed 10th through 14th.
Hunter Gregoire came in 10th with a time of 17:22.18, and right behind him was AJ Ash and Eli Hansen in 11th and 12th place, respectively. Griffin Obrigewitch placed 14th with a time of 17:49 and Jace Cofer rounded on the Midgets varsity roster with a 19th place finish.
Dickinson scored 39 team points to Bismarck’s 30 who came in first place as a squad.
For the girl’s, they came in third place scoring 83 points and barely edging out Minot who had 84. Bismarck won the race, while Jamestown came in second.
Peyton Laser came in eighth place to lead Dickinson with a time of 21:18.29 and behind her was Symone Beld in 17th. Claire Kriedt and Morgan Aune finished in 20th and 21st, respectively.
Rounding out the Midgets finishers was Mattilyn Biel who came in 24th with a time of 23:57, and then Veronica Pavek and Raghyn Murphy came in 28th and 29th.
Jamestown’s Meghan Ford won the girl’s race with a time of 18:03 which was over two minutes better than the second place finisher.