By: John Raffel
Kirstin Olling leads the way for Breckenridge girls
Kirstin Olling of Breckenridge was first in 17:54.7 in the Blue Division of the Don Baese Invitational Saturday at Carson City-Crystal. Dominque Adams was 13th in 20:56.0
The Breckenridge girls were fourth.
The Breckenridge boys were fifth.
Nate Partee was 11th in 17:18.2.
“This is a popular meet that attracts the best competition in the state,” said Breckenridge coach Royce Humm. “It was good to see where we currently stack up and what we need to improve on moving forward in the season.”
Breckenridge had a strong performance recently in the 43rd annual Al Kayner Memorial Invitational hosted by Essexville Garter at Delta College. The race featured a two-mile course.
“It's a great mid-season opportunity to race at a different pace and see how we handle it. Both teams ran very smart and showed great discipline to their racing strategies,” said Humm.
The boys had a score of 88, beating Rogers City with 176 and Michigan Lutheran Seminary with 239.
Nate Partee was fifth in 10:46.1, Kurt Gullick seventh in 10:49.7, Jesse Corbat 11th in 10:53.9, Kyle Gullick 16th in 11:01.5 and Zach Reiber 52nd in 11:37.4.
The girls won with 141, followed by Rogers City with 219 and Lutheran Seminary with 222.
Kirsten Olling was first in 11:07.2 and Dominque Adams 15th in 13:17.8.