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Area runners compete at Mo. Southern

Area runners compete at Mo. Southern

September 22nd, 2013 in News

Several area athletes participated in the event as well. Missouri Southern's Tyler Rush (Linn High School) finished 32nd on the men's side helping lead the Lions to a first-place finish. He finished in 25:59.35.

Chase Barbarick (Linn) competed in the event for Missouri S&T. He finished 133rd in 27:57.26.

On the women's side Southwest Baptist's Briana Watson (Jefferson City High School) took 13th-place overall to help the Lady Bearcats to a first-place finish. Emily Cumpton (Blair Oaks High School) finished 39th with a time of 19:05.09.

A pair of area runners helped Missouri Southern finish in third place overall. Adelene Mengwasser (Chamois High School) was 12th with a time of 18:19.19 and Lizy Kirby (California High School) finished 32nd with a time of 18:54.18.

William Woods took ninth place in the men's college division. Kaleb Wilson (Linn) took 12th place with a time of 26:32.72. Travers Hopkins (California) was 72nd with a time of 28:18.68 and Zach Bryant (Russellville High School) was 74th with a time of 28:20.19.

Central Methodist's Elise Schreiber (Jefferson City) finished 57th in the women's 5K with a time of 20:07.73. The Lady Eagles were third.

William Woods runner Alex Apperson (Eldon High School) finished 84th with a time of 20:59.03. William Woods finished fifth.

Westminster, which finished ninth, had a pair of area runners compete as Sarah Koestner (Russellville) finished in 21st with a time of 18:58.51 and Lilly Willis (Jefferson City) finished 69th with a time of 20:28.48.