Posted 9/12/12 (Wed)
By Neal A. Shipman
Watford City cross country fans will get to see their runners in action at home next Tuesday as the Wolves will host a cross country meet at the Fox Hills Golf Course. The meet will start at 4:15 p.m. with the varsity girls teams starting the competition, followed by the varsity boys, elementary, junior high girls and junior high boys.
This past week, the Wolves competed in the Becki Wells Invitational in Dickinson.
“I feel the athletes are progressing along nicely,” stated Greg Brown, Wolves’ head coach. “We went to Dickinson and competed well on the course that will be the State Meet course at the end of October. I feel that we are seeing a lot of heart from our athletes to run the practices that we have been running and then turning around and competing so hard at the meets. If the athletes keep up this work ethic, good things will happen at the end of October.”
Asha Smith competed in the girls varsity division and finished in 14th place with a time of 15:54.
Other members of the Watford City varsity girls team competed in the junior varsity division and placed in fourth place.
Placing for the Wolves was Nicole Rasmussen, 2nd, 16:19; Addison Sundeen, 13th, 18:00; Lea Arndt, 37th, 18:39; Tara Loomer, 43rd, 18:47; Hayley Moe, 48th, 18:55; Kara Wold, 54th, 19:17.
The Wolves varsity boys team took 13th place in the junior varsity division with Logan Gumke pacing the Watford City team with a 52nd place finish in a time of 20:06. Other varsity boys runners placing were Ted Ramage, 78th, 21:18; Michael Brown, 86th, 21:27; Joseph Rasmussen, 123rd, 23:26; Josh Segneri, 139th, 26:13; and Trevor Alveshere, 140th, 26:13.
Placing in the junior high boys division for Watford City was Cole McGorman, 28th, 12:44; Devin Schmitz, 29th, 12:46; Hunter DeFoe, 69th, 14:02; Cale Bandelin, 81st, 14:40; and Dakota Garmann, 93rd, 15:13.