Cross Country: Eagles Finish 3rd at Chief Kahquados Invite

The Southern Door boys cross country team was the top local finisher at the Chief Kahquados Invitational Thursday, finishing third in the 16-team meet.

Sam Dean was the Eagles’ top performer, finishing 20th with a time of 18 minutes, 36 seconds.

Kyle Conard finished 35th, Eli Mancheski placed 37th, Ben Slezewski came in 49th and Luke Bousley finished out Southern Door’s top five with a 51st-place finish.

Sevastopol finished 10th, led by Josh Pflieger’s 37th-place finish with a time of 19:57. Jake Pfleiger (45th), Bailey Henrickson (53rd), Noah Tomaszewski (60th) and Sam Abel (65th) rounded out the Pioneers’ top five runners.

Nico Salm was the top finisher for Gibraltar with a 33rd-place finish with a time of 19:32. Anthony Casanas (34th), Jack Moore (69th) and Jack Hitzeman (73rd) rounded out the Vikings’ participants.

Sevastopol’s Olivia Stenzel was the top local finisher in the girls meet. Stenzel finished the 5-kilometer race in a time of 20:55 to lead the Pioneers to a 7th-place finish. Kylie Newton (33rd), Lizzy Fiscus (45th), Rachel Wilke (66th) and McKenzie Wiesner (88th) rounded out Sevastopol’s top five runners.

Southern Door finished right behind Sevastopol in 8th place. Lydiah LeCloux was the Eagles’ top finisher in 9th place with a time of 22:01. Sanya Weinke (26th), Marlen Ramirez (38th), Kaylee Griep (65th) and Stephany Massart (106th) rounded out the Eagles top five finishers.

Sturgeon Bay’s Miranda Olson paced her team to a 9th-place finish by placing 37th with a time of 24:12. Nalani Bicoy (47th), Ashley Alberts (51st), Maggie Stephens (54th) and Claire Tellstrom (58th) rounded out the Clippers’ top five runners.

Betsy Lacy led Gibraltar to a 14th-place finish by placing 35th with a time of 24:00. Nina Sitte (70th), Ana McNally (71st), Maggie Moroney (72nd) and Klara Orrick (93rd) rounded out the Vikings’ top five runners.