No. 2 Boys XC Team Races to Grinnell Invite Title

No. 2 Boys XC Team Races to Grinnell Invite Title

The Carlisle boys XC team brought home a pair of team titles from the Grinnell Invitational Sept. 6. The No.2 ranked varsity boys took first place with 31 points. Second-place Grinnell had 89 and third-place Pella had 103. Six runners were medalists (top 15), led by senior Carter Logue's second-place finish.  He was edged out for the individual title by 0.9 seconds. Behind Carter were juniors Kolby Fritzand Kyle Miller in fifth and sixth, respectively. Junior Tristen Kessler finished eighth, sophomore Brandon Kesner 10th and senior Nate Rowray 11th. Rounding out the varsity crew was Jon Flaws in 27th.

The JV team had a perfect score (15) en route to their team title.  Second-place Pella had 52 points and third-place Xavier had 100.  They were led by individual champion junior Hunter Snyder.  Following Hunter and also medaling (top 10 JV) were sophomore Kaden Sadler (2nd), sophomore Ethan Schlichte (3rd), senior Truman Kruse (4th), junior Nate Norton (5th) and senior Lucas Olson (6th).  Also among the top 15 were freshmen Keith Christensen (11th) and Mason Ramsey (14th).   

Individual Finishes

12 Carter Logue 17:33 2

11 Kolby Fritz 17:55 5

11 Kyle Miller 17:56 6

11 Tristen Kessler 18:04 8

10 Brandon Kesner 18:07 10

12 Nate Rowray 18:11 11

12 Jon Flaws 18:51 27

11 Hunter Snyder 19:24 1JV

10 Kaden Sadler 19:33 2JV

10 Ethan Schlichte 19.34 3JV

12 Truman Kruse 20:02 4JV

11 Nate Norton 20.10 5JV

12 Lucas Olson 20.12 6JV

9 Keith Christenson 20:47 11JV

9 Mason Ramsey 20.51 14JV

10 Connor Johnson 21:27 27JV

11 Tyler Crall 21.48 40JV

9 Brayden Kessler 21.29 28JV

10 Quincy Griffin 22.05 46JV

12 Carter Sorensen 22.09 50JV

10 Ryan Mohwinkle 22.12 51JV

9 Peter Gano  22:19 58JV

10 Keaton Kruse 22.21 59JV

9 Kaden Baxter 22:30 63JV

10 Dalton Hinders 22.52 72JV

11 James Gano 23:37 84JV

10 Adrian Carmenate 25.47 115JV

10 Matthias Beattie 28.54 121JV

10 Jon Gano 29.51 122JV

 

Varsity Team Standings 

1. Carlisle 31

2. Grinnell 89

3. Pella 103

4. Benton 105

5. Atlantic 132

6. Williamsburg 147

7. Xavier 155

8. Newton 208

9. Vinton-Shellsburg 250

10. Knoxville 259

11. North Polk 312

12. Belle Plaine 354

13. Collins-Maxwell 383

JV Team Standings

1. Carlisle 15

2. Pella 52

3. Xavier 100

4. Grinnell 125

5. Knoxville 137

6. Atlantic 142

7. Benton 178