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Bobcat girls march to title at Ewing Classic

October 11, 2013
By TIMES-REPUBLICAN STAFF (sports@timesrepublican.com) , Times-Republican

DES MOINES - Placing all five scoring runners in the top seven, the Marshalltown girls' cross country team ran away with the title in the Scarlet Classic at Ewing Park Thursday.

Marshalltown totaled 23 points, Ottumwa took second (51) and Class 2A No. 13 ranked North Polk (68) was third out of six teams.

Rachel Blagg topped the field of 40 runners in 16 minutes, 44 seconds - 31 seconds ahead of Ottumwa's Daylin Latham.

Michaela Huey (17:28) and Wynn Tan (17:32) claimed fourth and fifth for the Bobcats, while Ellyn Boland (18:02) and Ashley Macbeth (18:09) grabbed the next two spots to complete the team tally.

Abby Snyder (18:26) and Victoria Jones (18:43) also represented MHS in 11th and 13th respectively.

The Bobcats will compete in the Central Iowa Conference meet Oct. 17 at the Iowa State University Cross Country Course in Ames. Races start at 5 p.m.

Fact Box

Scarlet Classic

At Ewing Park, Des Moines

GIRLS

Team Standings - 1. Marshalltown 23, 2. Ottumwa 51, 3. North Polk 68, 4. Des Moines Lincoln 118, 5. Des Moines East 133, 6. Des Moines Hoover 161.

Individual (top 10) - 1. Rachel Blagg, MHS, 16:44; 2. Daylin Latham, OTT, 17:15; 3. Sybbie Sears, NP, 17:25; 4. Michaela Huey, MHS, 17:28; 5. Wynn Tan, MHS, 17:32; 6. Ellyn Boland, MHS, 18:02; 7. Ashley Macbeth, MHS, 18:09; 8. Georgia Garrett, OTT, 18:11; 9. Samantha Sinclar, NP, 18:16; 10. Charlette Flanders, OTT, 18:21.

MARSHALLTOWN (23) - 1. Blagg 16:44, 4. Huey 17:28, 5. Tan 17:32, 6. Boland 18:02, 7. Macbeth 18:09.

 
 

 

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