September 16, 2015
Tri-Valley Central Conference Jamboree #1
The Ovid-Elsie cross country teams traveled to Chesaning Showboat Park on Tuesday September 15, 2015 to complete in the first of three league meets to determine where the teams finish overall at the end of the season. It was a perfect day for the race with sunny skies and temperatures in the low 80âs with a slight breeze.
The boys finished fifth out of eight teams with 123 points. Shepherd dominated the race with a score of 35. Midland Bullock Creeks’ sixth man finished 14 places in front of Hemlocks fifth man to break a tie and place second with 75 points. Alma finished fourth with 100 points. Ovid-Elsie was led by Senior Gage Cleveland who finished ninth overall with a time of 17:47. He was followed by freshmen Weston Kvalevog and Noah Willaford, Junior Alex Garber and Senior Dakota Pfeiffer. The race saw many of the OE boys run to new personal records for the 3.1 mile course.
The girls finished sixth out of eight teams with 141 points behind Shepard (26), Alma (79), Freeland (104), Midland Bullock Creek (121) and Hemlock (122). The lady Marauders were paced by Senior Clare Sheedlo with a time of 22:40 and finished 13th overall. She was followed by Senior Addison Hymer, Junior Katy Hurst, Senior Emma Phillipson and freshmen Ruby Saul. The ladies also posted new personal records for the season during the race.
The Marauders travel to Michigan State University on Friday September 18th to compete at the MSU Invitational.