Auburndale girls third at Oshkosh Lourdes Cross Country Invite

WINNECONNE – The Auburndale girls cross country team had three top-30 finishes to place third in the Small Division at the 29-team Oshkosh Lourdes Invitational on Saturday at Lake Breeze Golf Course.

Auburndale had 136 points, 15 behind second-place Winneconne. Freedom won the girls team title with 74 points and also took the boys team title with 100 points, 12 ahead of Rosholt. The Auburndale boys had just three runners and did not have a complete team.

Isabella Jewell was Auburndale’s top finisher, taking 19th in 20:51.76. Teammate McKenna Zieher, a freshman was just behind in 20:55.28 to take 21st. Macie Schmeiser was 28th in 21:22.80.

Meygan Benzing of Dodgeland was the girls winner in 19:21.82 and Rosholt’s Adam Rzentkowski won the boys race in 15:41.39.

Carl Lundgren was the only Auburndale runner to finish in the top 100 in the boys race, taking 39th in 18:04.82.

Auburndale will compete at the Edgar Invitational at Nine Mile Recreation Area in Rib Mountain on Tuesday.

Oshkosh Lourdes Cross Country Invitational
Sept. 22, at Lake Breeze Golf Course, Winneconne
Girls
Small Division
Team scores:
1. Freedom 74; 2. Winneconne 121; 3. Auburndale 136; 4. Dodgeland 177; 5. Marathon 203; 6. Little Chute 229; 7. Oostburg 238; 8. Appleton Xavier 238; 9. Rosholt 248; 10. Cedar Grove-Belgium 290; 11. Sheboygan Falls 292; 12. Albany 321; 13. Fox Valley Lutheran 375; 14. Wautoma 391; 15. Deerfield/Cambridge 402; 16. Peshtigo 407; 17. Oshkosh Lourdes 427; 18. Chilton 443; 19. Menasha 453; 20. Kohler 520; 21. North Fond du Lac/Oakfield 551; 22. Fond du Lac St. Mary’s Springs 555; 23. Living Word Lutheran 566; 24. Laconia 603; 25. Kenosha Christian Life 696; Johnson Creek, Athens, Oshkosh Valley Christian, Madison Country Day incomplete.
Top 10 and Auburndale finishers: 1. Meygan Benzing (DOD) 19:21.82; 2. Annie Higgins (AX) 19:32.64; 3. Jamie Huber (DOD) 19:33.59; 4. Ellen Moore (OL) 19:52.30; 5. Julianna Thurs (MAR) 19:54.72; 6. Macey Clark (WIN) 19:54.72; 7. Allison Butte (WIN) 19:59.76; 8. Jordan Zdroik (ROS) 20:02.36; 9. Lauren Vosters (FR) 20:06.09; 10. Hannah Constable (JC) 20:07.86; 19. Isabella Jewell (AUB) 20:51.76; 21. McKenna Zieher (AUB) 20:55.28; 29. Macie Schmeiser (AUB) 21:22.80; 34. Erricka Zenner (AUB) 21:29.49; 41. Jordyn Karl (AUB) 21:45.75; 55. Vanessa Mitchell (AUB) 22:01.21; 95. Autumn Richardson (AUB) 22:58.98.
Boys
Small Division
Team scores:
1. Freedom 100; 2. Rosholt 112; 3. Wautoma 153; 4. Deerfield/Cambridge 164; 5. Kohler 172; 6. Winneconne 182; 7. Athens 251; 8. Fox Valley Lutheran 266; 9. North Fond du Lac/Oakfield 277; 10. Cedar Grove/Belgium 287; 11. Marathon 289; 12. Little Chute 301; 13. Peshtigo 340; 14. Chilton 376; 15. Oshkosh Lourdes 414; 16. Fond du Lac St. Mary’s Springs 421; 17. Appleton Xavier 428; 18. Living Word Lutheran 440; 19. Sheboygan Falls 525; 20. Laconia 530; 21. Oostburg 554; 22. Albany 592; 23. Dodgeland 602; 24. Oshkosh Valley Christian 614; 25. Kenosha Christian Life 615; 26. Johnson Creek 732; Madison Country Day, Auburndale incomplete.
Top 10 and Auburndale finishers: 1. Adam Rzentkowski (ROS) 15:41.39; 2. Wills Manning (DC) 16:40.84; 3. Michah Anderson (KCL) 16:42.57; 4. Johnathon Nowacki (ATH) 16:47.45; 5. Diego Charbonneau (NFDLO) 16:53.37; 6. Nicholas Rogaczewski (ATH) 16:53.89; 7. Colin Green (MCD) 17:04.12; 8. Alex Klarner (FR) 17:04.44; 9. Isaac Shannon (FSMS) 17:04.52; 10. Jacob Klumb (LWL) 17:05.09; 39. Carl Lundgren (AUB) 18:04.82; 116. Ian Lang (AUB) 19:36.43; 143. Noah Schultz (AUB) 20:42.39.