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SPORTS SHORTS: MCC harriers compete at ISU meet

September 17, 2012
By TIMES-REPUBLICAN STAFF ( , Times-Republican

AMES - The Marshalltown Community College men's cross country team was one runner short of scoring as a team Saturday at the seventh Heartland Classic, an 8-kilometer race hosted by Iowa State University.

Nathan Carr, a freshman from Grinnell, led MCC by placing 77th in the meet in a time of 28 minutes, 20 seconds. Allen Davis came in 100th with a time of 30:00, followed by David Duran in 136th (37:51) and Luke Hood in 137th (37:52).

The lone women's runner for the Tigers was Macy Logan, who came in 98th overall in a time of 26:35.

Former MCC runner Samantha Haunsperger, an East Marshall graduate and a junior at Grand View University, placed 100th in 27:51.

Running unattached from Iowa State was junior Taylor Petersen, a Gladbrook-Reinbeck graduate, who placed fifth overall in 18:21. The ISU women won the team title with 24 points.

Wartburg College freshman Sarah Shirar, a Marshalltown grad, came in 50th (21:10).

Bishop Garrigan stops AGWSR gridders

ACKLEY - The AGWSR football team suffered its

second consecutive loss as Bishop Garrigan of Algona held the Cougars to just 149 yards of total offense in a 14-6 Bears victory Friday in Class A District 2 play.

AGWSR (3-2, 0-2) entered the game averaging 204.5 rushing yards per game, but Garrigan (2-2, 1-1) held the Cougars to only 96 yards on the ground. Nick Pieters led the AGWSR backs with 52 yards on 16 carries.

Austin Heitland scored the lone touchdown for the Cougars, hauling in a Cody Williams pass for a 28-yard connection. Williams finished 4-for-11 for 53 yards passing.

Levi Stockdale recorded 15 tackles and a fumble recovery and Trevor Bakker had 12 stops to lead the Cougar defense.

AGWSR goes on the road this Friday to face Southeast Webster-Grand (2-2, 0-2) in Burnside.



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