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Strong Local Field of Runners Compete At Knoxville Invitational

Posted: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 at 5:57 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports-Derek Cardwell

Grinnell edged out Pella for the girls title by one point…while Oskaloosa took the boys championship in the Knoxville Cross Country Invitational yesterday at Pine Knolls Country Club. The Lady Dutch scored 38 points, while Knoxville was fifth with 172, Pella Christian, and Melcher-Dallas did not have enough runners to score. Caroline McMartin lead Pella with a second place in a time of 19:19, Ashley Cumpton came in 15th to lead Knoxville in a time of 21:36, Emma Kolb was sixth for Pella Christian in a time of 20:36, while J-Lyn Knutson was 11th overall for Melcher-Dallas in a time of 21:12. On the boys side, Pella finished third overall, while Pella Christian was seventh, Knoxville came in 12th while Twin Cedars and Melcher-Dallas did not have enough runners to score. Individually: Thomas Gauley third for Pella in a time of 17:11, Jordan Bacon placed 47th for Knoxville in a time of 19:21, Lucas Bandstra was 17th for Pella Christian in a time of 18:21, Lane Anderson finished 102nd for Twin Cedars in a time of 21:37, and Emery Sage was 26th for Melcher-Dallas in a time of 18:45.

Knoxville Cross Country Invitational
Girls
1. Grinnell – 37
2. Pella – 38
3. Winterset – 144
4. Newton – 171
5. Knoxville – 172
6. Norwalk – 174
7. Oskaloosa – 175
8. Chariton – 205
9. Urbandale JV – 205
10. Marshalltown – 228
11. East Marshall – 290
12. Montezuma – 302
13. Colfax-Mingo – 335
14. Centerville – 391

Knoxville:
Ashley Cumpton – 15th – 21:36
Mickayla McGill – 19th – 21:43
Bree Burton – 41st – 23:19
Emery Neer – 45th – 23:36
Abbey Jackson – 54th – 23:53
Charlie VerMeer – 59th – 24:11
Tori Dye – 66th – 25:07

Pella:
Caroline McMartin – 2nd – 19:19
Ashley Blommers – 3rd – 20:10
Annika Pingel – 4th – 20:17
Erica Halstead – 10th – 21:22
Makayla Kruse – 19th – 21:49
Patience Dykstra – 22nd – 22:08
Chelsea Jorgenson – 31st – 22:32

Pella Christian:
Emma Kolb – 6th – 20:36
Annaliesse Admiraal – 41st – 23:11
Grace Bokhoven – 71st – 25:10

Melcher-Dallas:
J-Lyn Knutson – 11th – 21:12

Boys:

1. Oskaloosa – 44
2. Grinnell – 52
3. Pella – 104
4. East Marshall – 120
5. Winterset – 180
6. Indianola – 188
7. Pella Christian – 201
8. Marshalltown – 214
9. Newton – 244
10. Norwalk – 247
11. Chariton – 297
12. Knoxville – 318
13. Urbandale JV – 333
14. Montezuma – 351
15. Iowa Christian – 417
16. Centerville – 421
17. Colfax-Mingo – 459

Knoxville:
Jordan Bacon – 47th – 19:21
Trent Walraven – 53rd – 19:27
Nash Linsley – 68th – 19:45
Caden Hudson – 72nd – 19:56
Gunnar Garcia – 78th – 20:13
Max Eck – 85th – 20:23
Ethan Murra – 100th – 21:34

Pella:
Thomas Gauley – 3rd – 17:11
Drew Van Hauen – 4th – 17:38
Braden Rowe – 31st – 18:52
Teagan Vander Waal – 32nd – 18:52
Jordan Buma – 34 – 18:58
Mason Johnston – 38 – 19:07
Kaden Visser – 64th – 19:40

Pella Christian:
Lucas Bandstra – 17th – 18:21
Brayton Juffer – 23rd – 18:43
Nathan VerMeer – 29th – 18:47
David Bernhagen – 59th – 19:34
Daniel Mora Demestri – 73rd – 19:59
Tanner Garton – 83rd – 20:22
Cole Webster – 91st – 20:50

Twin Cedars:
Lane Anderson – 102nd – 21:37
Christian Goemaat – 113th – 23:03

Melcher-Dallas:
Emery Sage – 26th – 18:45
Paul Hyatt – 105th – 22:04