Bulldog runners race on New Richmond course

By Kelsie Hoitomt

NEW RICHMOND — It was a chilly and windy morning in New Richmond Saturday for the Boyceville Cross County team.

There were eight total teams in the boys’ event and the Bulldogs placed seventh with a total of 188 points; first went to NR with 47.

There were six teams in the girls’ 5K and the Bulldogs ended up last in the pack with a total of 154 points; first went to Menomonie with 32.

Mitch Pustol had the best finish of the day with 11th out of 57. He ran an 18:21, which was one second short of his best time this season.

Running second for the Bulldogs was Max Engel in 39th overall with a time of 20:05. Following him was Rian Corr in 46th with a 20:50.

Jerod Nelson was two spots behind in 48th with a time of 20:58. Kiel Anderson finished three spots from him in 51st with a 21:37. Then it was Caleb Hagen in 54th (22:06) and Jack Kapsner in 56th with a 22:26.

For the girls’ team, Shiann Wagner paved the way with a time of 23:17, which put her in 22nd place overall out of 39.

Following a few strides behind her was Marissa Dormanen in 24th with a time of 23:58; this was her personal best time.

Emma Harnisch ran third for the Lady Dogs with a time of 26:36 to put her in 36th and then it was Brianna Foer in 37th with a time of 29:41.

Mariah Drury finished up for the team with a time of 30:22 for 39th place.

The Bulldogs were back in action on Tuesday for a meet in Amery. They are scheduled to run at the Schultz family farm, which is near Arcadia, this Saturday starting at 9:30 a.m.

That will be there final race of the regular season as Thursday, October 16 will be the Conference Meet in Boyceville after school at 4:30 p.m.