Spartans show well against Tuscola

As the St. Joseph-Ogden cross-country season heads into the stretch run towards the post-season, some of the younger runners that may or may not be in the top seven for the boys and girls got to showcase their talents on Tuesday at Kickapoo State Park in Danville.  
The Spartans competed against the Tuscola Warriors in the meet, and there were six boys that posted times, as well as nine girls doing the same.
Cailer Kellenberger was the first Spartan male to cross the finish line, doing so in 12:31, good for 5th place overall.  Riley Baker was next, also in 12:31, but placing sixth.  Taddy Pettit finished 8th overall in a time of 13:10, and the final three boys were Adam Porter (10th, 13:22), Josh Sexton (12th, 13:29), and Liam Davis (19th, 16:30).  The top four spots were taken by Tuscola in the meet.
On the girls’ side, SJO runners claimed the top seven spots, led by Haley Griebat, who finished first overall in a time of 14:22.  Abbey Mizer finished second with a time of 14:42, and Maclayne Taylor placed third overall in a time of 14:44.  
Zea Maroon continued the Spartan parade across the finish line, finishing fourth overall with a time of 14:46, while Hailey Birt claimed the fifth spot in 14:49.  Freshman Atleigh Hamilton was next in 6th place with a time of 15:11, while rounding out the SJO female contingent were Hanna Eastin (7th, 15:23), Jillian Plotner (10th, 16:58), and Lyana Oryschhyn (14th, 18:47).
On tap for this week is the first Illini Prairie Conference meet on Tuesday, followed by the Cumberland Invite, which will be held at Lake Land College in Mattoon.  
With only these and one other meet remaining before the start of regionals, the time is now for the Spartans to shore up their rosters for the final push towards state.  


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