Adrian, Siena Heights runners compete in Lansing CC Invite Friday
WAVERLY – The Adrian and Siena Heights men’s and women’s cross-country teams made their way to the Lansing Community College Invitational on Friday, with the Lenawee-based colleges finishing in the men’s class in a row.
In the men’s category, Siena Heights finished sixth with 190 points, just ahead of Adrian College in seventh place with 201 points, while Grand Rapids Community College (104) overtook Lansing CC (112) for victory.
Liam Hartsuff’s time of 26 minutes, 54.7 seconds in fifth led all local runners of the SHU men individually, followed by teammate Jacob Herberts (27: 35.9) in 23rd place and Jay Moore (28: 39.8) in place 45th Madison graduate Nethanel Leupold finished 55th in a time of 28: 55.7, while Collin Metzger (29: 41.6) finished in 77th to crown the scorers hunt for the Saints.
Robert Diebold and Brett Carlisle led the AC men and finished ninth and tenth with times of 26: 59.3 and 27: 00.5, followed by Caleb Billings (29: 01.1) as 57th. The last scorers for the Bulldogs on Friday Clayton Lynch (29: 21.6) and Andrew Etherington (29: 42.7) were in 67th and 78th place.
At the top of the men’s individual standings was Trestin Mancillas-Finnerty, who started without a team on Friday with a time of 26: 16.7.
In the women’s team standings, Siena Heights finished seventh with 214, while Adrian (361) finished 14th when Oakland University won the meeting with a total of 36 teams.
Xochitl Garcia finished 30th with a time of 20: 41.0 and led the Saints women, with Isabelle Uganski (21: 21.7) and Emily Monroe (21: 22.3) in 49th and 51st places less than were a second apart. The last scorers for Siena Friday were Brianna Martin (21: 39.6) in 59th place and Perla Reyes (21: 46.0) in 65th place.
For the Adrian College women’s team, Emme Koutz was the best runner in her second year, finishing 22nd with a time of 20: 26.2, while Hudson graduate Sydney Feekings (21: 50.9) was next for the Bulldogs on the 67th Sydney Wilkie (23: 25.1) was 109th, while the last scorers for AC Erika Parkinson (23: 43.5) in 115th and Annabel Bishop (24: 50.8) in 129th place. Place were.
The winner of the girls’ meeting was Haley Ellis of Lansing CC, who crossed the finish line in 19: 08.2.