Auburndale girls, Assumption boys repeat titles at Marawood Conference Cross Country Meet

RIB MOUNTAIN – The Auburndale girls had its top five runners finish between fourth and 11th place as they ran away with the conference title at the 2018 Marawood Conference Cross Country Meet on Thursday at Nine Mile Recreation Area.

The Apaches finished with 34 points to win the girls standings, 25 points ahead of second-place Marathon. Stratford finished eighth with 195 points. The title is Auburndale’s second in a row.

Isabella Jewell led the way for the Apaches, finishing fourth in 20:22.5, 10 seconds ahead of teammate Erricka Zenner, who was fifth.

McKenna Zieher took seventh (20:54.3), Jordyn Karl was ninth (20:58.5), and Macie Schmeiser finished 11th (21:09.0) for Auburndale.

Marissa Ellenbecker of Edgar won the girls race in 19:19.8.

Stratford’s top runner was Lydia Golbach, who took 30th in 23:01.0.

The Stratford boys finished fourth and Auburndale had just four runners and an incomplete squad. Wisconsin Rapids Assumption, behind winner Sean Dolan (16:18.3), won the boys team title for the second-straight season.

James Heeg of Stratford placed sixth in 17:36.4 and Auburndale’s top runner was Carl Lundgren, who was seventh in 17:37.7.

Auburndale and Stratford will compete in the WIAA Division 3 sectional at Standing Rock Park in Stevens Point on Oct. 20. The boys race starts at 11 a.m. and the girls will begin at noon.

2018 Marawood Conference Cross Country Meet
Oct. 11, at Nine Mile Recreation Area, Rib Mountain
Boys
Team scores:
1. Wisconsin Rapids Assumption 44; 2. Marathon 71; 3. Athens 71; 4. Stratford 102; 5. Phillips 124; 6. Chequamegon 142; 7. Edgar 155; 8. Prentice 172; Auburndale incomplete.
Top 10, and Stratford and Auburndale finishers: 1. Sean Dolan (WRA) 16:18.3; 2. Garrett Dolan (WRA) 16:19.9; 3. Johnathon Nowacki (ATH) 17:01.5; 4. Joe Kraimer (MAR) 17:04.5; 5. Nicholas Rogaczewski (ATH) 17:10.6; 6. James Heeg (ST) 17:36.4; 7. Carl Lundgren (AUB) 17:37.7; 8. Kees Hoogland (PH) 17:39.2; 9. Nicholas Smits (WRA) 18:05.7; 10. Cameran Kopacz (WRA) 18:06.5; 18. Caden Bruesewitz (ST) 18:23.5; 19. Andrew Chapel (ST) 18:25.9; 20. Isaac Thompson (ST) 18:31.2; 30. Noah Schultz (AUB) 19:40.0; 45. Ian Lang (AUB) 20:08.6; 47. Cody Miller (ST) 20:24.2; 49. Jacob Leick (ST) 20:29.7; 50. Devan Slominski (ST) 20:30.1; 53. Tyler Holcomb (ST) 21:27.1; 58. Parker Empey (AUB) 23:07.3.
Girls
Team scores:
1. Auburndale 34; 2. Marathon 59; 3. Phillips 96; 4. Edgar 96; 5. Chequamegon 123; 6. Prentice 150; 7. Wisconsin Rapids Assumption 183; 8. Stratford 195; Athens incomplete.
Top 10, and Stratford and Auburndale finishers: 1. Marissa Ellenbecker (ED) 19:19.8; 2. Julianna Thurs (MAR) 19:44.8; 3. Serena Moore (PR) 19:57.2; 4. Isabella Jewell (AUB) 20:22.5; 5. Erricka Zenner (AUB) 20:32.5; 6. Uta Givens (MAR) 20:33.5; 7. McKenna Zieher (AUB) 20:54.3; 8. Abby Van Rixel (ATH) 20:56.8; 9. Jordyn Karl (AUB) 20:58.5; 10. Annikka Johnson (PH) 21:01.7; 11. Macie Schmeiser (AUB) 21:09.0; 13. Vanessa Mitchell (AUB) 21:30.9; 16. Lily Kloos (AUB) 21:43.9; 19. Victoria Hasenohrl (AUB) 21:58.7; 30. Lydia Golbach (ST) 23:01.0; 33. Sarah Zuelke (ST) 23:17.3; 48. Miranda Schneider (ST) 24:35.1; 49. Maddy Pavloski (ST) 24:39.5; 53. Megan Schmidt (ST) 25:34.6; 54. Carolynn Heibl (ST) 25:40.2; 58. Brenna Manecke (ST) 26:25.8; 60. Sydney Boeger (ST) 26:57.4.