The Bertrand-Loomis cross country team laced up their spikes for a hot and humid Invite at Franklin Tuesday. The team had some strong individual performances from Landon Andersen (14th) and freshmen Wes Trompke, Dashiell Alexander, and Justice Wissmann. All finished within 2:22 of Andersen.
The girls’ team suffered a bit in the heat when Yesenia Lopez went down, but the remaining ladies picked up the slack and Marley Gonzalez, Torrin Donaldson, Trista Callahan, and Natalie Johnson finished within 2:37 behind Gonzalez.
The boys’ team finished 6th and the girls finished 5th setting themselves up for a great week of competition next week. Monday the team heads to the UNK Invitational and Friday the team will take on the first-ever Fort Kearny Conference meet at 12:30 at Overton. GO WOLFKINGS!
The Wolfking cross country team kicked off their season at Gibbon on September 5th. The weather was a humid 95 degrees and made for some tough running conditions. The young team powered through the difficult course and felt good about their first time out.
Landon Andersen just missed the medals finishing 17th. The boys’ team finished 10th, and the girls’ team finished 9th. The team will lace up their spikes this week at Imperial on September 12th.
The 2019 Wolfking Cross Country Team is young, but it is a dedicated team. With 7 freshman joining this year, the upperclassmen are hoping to see their hard work pay off in meets.
Coach Jennifer Kaps is entering her 7th year coaching the team, while Coach Brad Renken is entering his 26th season with the team. Together, with the help of senior leadership from Marley Gonzalez, Natalie Johnson, and Isaiah Schwarz, the season is looking to be promising. Juniors Trista Callahan, Seaver Goldfish, and Landon Andersen are entering their third year in the program and will also help lead the team. The younger members make up over half the team with 3 sophomores and 7 freshman.