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Salem High School Girls Varsity Cross Country finishes 1st place

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Saturday, September 30, 2017

10:15 AM

Place

1

Points

49

Meet Recap

Dewitt Invitational on Saturday September 30th at the Dewitt H.S. Campus

1st SALEM – 49pts
2nd DEWITT – 68 pts
3rd MASON – 103pts
4th HOLT – 104pts
5th HASLETT – 138pts
6th MIDLAND – 139pts
7th SOUTH LYON – 183pts
8th OLIVET – 194pts
9th EATON RAPIDS – 234pts
10th LAKE ODESSA – 310pts

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Shea Wilson 18:57.7 4th Medal Winner
Reagan Justice 19:07.6 9th Medal Winner
Hallie Younglas 19:14.7 11th Medal Winner
Olivia Millen 19:34.8 12th Medal Winner
Bridget Nelson 19:38.4 13th Medal Winner
Hannah Jeffress 19:42.1 14th Medal Winner
Sophie Jeffers 19:50.2 16th Medal Winner
Marnie Waggoner 19:50.6 17th Medal Winner
Lizzy Lu 20:03.1 19th Medal Winner
Madison Grant 20:04.8 20th Medal Winner
Gabrielle Mancini 20:10.3 21st Medal Winner
Jessica Hughes 20:13.0 22nd Medal Winner
Claudia Shuler 20:28.7 26th Medal Winner
Kiersten McBride 20:48.2 30th Medal Winner

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Coach Dave Gerlach’s Comments: “Finally a beautiful day with perfect weather for racing. We knew going in that the host Dewitt was a very good team. They are currently ranked 1st in the state in Division 2. It was going to be hard to beat them on their home course but the girls were up for the challenge. After battling through three tough days of practice in 90 degree heat, the temperature dropped and everything aligned for a terrific day of racing. Flat course, 60 degree sunny weather and no wind. Attitude is a little thing that makes a huge difference and this week this team had such a focused positive attitude and it showed in their performance. I am hoping we can channel that focus to continue the next month of championships. There were so many great races today but I want to point out our top 3. Shea had a “breakout” race today. After battling to bouts of illness and an injury, she busted out with what we knew she was capable of. Reagan competes like a veteran athlete and truly RACES every competition with a fierce desire. Hallie is a student of the sport with very high goals that has worked her tail off to be successful. All three of these young ladies knew how talented Dewitt’s top three were and didn’t back down. They went right at them and performed with true grit and desire. I am very proud of this team and hope to continue our focus and desire.”

Opponents

School Place Points
Salem High School
1
49
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