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Boys Cubs Take Second In Cross Country Meet

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

With a score of 60, the Monett Cubs boy cross country team took second place yesterday in the seven-team Lamar Invitational.

East Newton won the event with 28 points. Other teams and scores were Lamar 80, Diamond 120, Carl Junction 133, Webb City 137 and Southwest 161.

"I'm very pleased with how we competed in our races," said Monett Coach Andy Lemons. "This meet gave us a good idea of how we stack up in the conference, " Lemons stated. "We still have some work to do, but we're going in the right direction."

Micha Miller was the top finisher for the Monett boys. He had a personal best time of 17:35 to take second place.

Other Monett boys results were: Chris Renteria, seventh with a time of 18:04; Bill Townsend, 17th with a time of 18:55; Isaac Weber, 18th with a time of 19:00; Juan Renteria, 19th with a time of 19:01; Connor Kimzey, 29th with a time of 19:45; and Caleb Blue, 37th with a time of 20:30 in his first varsity game.

The Monett varsity girls did not have a team score. Running for Monett were Hannah Martin, who finished fifth with a time of 21:39; and Whitney Dahlstrom, who placed 25th with a time of 26:22.

Junior varsity Monett boys results were: Ryan Saunders, 13th with a time of 20:49; Luke Verhoff, 18th with a time of 21:12; Michael Morley, 19th with a time of 21:33; Jacques Du Plessis, 25th with a time of 22:54; and Daniel Bryan, 26th with a time of 22:56.

For the Monet junior varsity girls, Skylar Ginther placed 10th with a time of 28:03.

Monett is next in action Saturday at East Newton.

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