Cross country competes at regionals in Great Bend


Ryan Schuckman

Junior Amelia Jaeger races at the Great Bend meet on September 2. Jaeger finished third at the Hesston meet with a time of 24:03:00.

On Saturday, Oct. 22, cross country competed in the 2A-5A regional competition in Great Bend, where varsity girls placed third overall with a total of 71 points, qualifying for state, and varsity boys placed seventh overall with a total of 139 points.

Finishing first for the lady Indians was junior Arely Maldonado. She placed seventh overall with a time of 20:14:00. Behind her was junior Brynn Kinderknecht, who placed 14th with a time of 21:15:00.

Junior Elijah McCullough was the first to finish for varsity boys. He placed ninth overall with a time of 17:26:00. Behind him was sophomore Taevian Maupin, who finished 21st with a time of 18:17:00.

The girls team, along with McCullough for the boys team, will run at the state cross country meet on Saturday, Oct. 29.



V – Arely Maldonado – 7th (20:14:00)

V – Brynn Kinderknecht – 14th (21:15:00)

V – Brenlynn Albers – 17th (21:21:00)

V – Jaycine Watson – 20th (21:22:00)

V – Mika Zimmerman – 27th (21:32:00)


V – Elijah McCullough – 9th (17:26:00)

V – Taevin Maupin – 21st (18:17:00)

V – Ty Dempsey – 32nd (18:23:00)

V – Tacoma Augustine – 36th (19:03:00)

V –Carter Muehleisen – 38th (19:07:00)