By: John Raffel
Beal City runners finish in top 10
Alex Taylor (2 nd , 17:11.5) and Derek Gross (8 th , 18:07.9) both ran to top-10 finishes at Friday’s Montabella
Mustang Invitational to lead the Beal City Boys’ Varsity Cross Country team to a second place trophy.
Levi Eisenbach was third for the Aggies as he placed 12 th in 18:45.5 while Matthew Kolb (22 nd , 19:28.1), in
a season best, and Nathan Reihl (24 th , 19:37.0) closed out the team’s scoring five. In addition, Travis
Faber (22:02.4) posted a lifetime best, Konnor Wilson (21:05.8) took off nearly a minute in his second
career race, and Brandon Gross (21:44.8) raced to a freshman season best. Rachal Weber (5 th , 21:11.4)
and Emma Gross (9 th , 22:25.7) both placed in the top-10 in the varsity girls’ race. Beal City will host the
final Highland Conference Jamboree on Tuesday starting with the varsity boys at 4:00.