Chippewa Hills girls cross country team ties Fremont for CSAA Gold title

GRANT — Fremont won the final boys and girls meet in Central State Activities Association Gold Division action on Tuesday.

Fremont wound up sharing the girls title with Chippewa Hills and the Packers won the boys division with Big Rapids taking second.

Fremont’s girls had a 45 to top Chippewa Hills with a 53. Big Rapids (61) was third and Reed City fourth (97).

Megan Langworthy of Big Rapids was the individual girls champion (19:06.94).

“I was glad to see Meghan in the lows 19s,” Big Rapids coach Chase Gibson said.

Natalie Newcombe was third for Chippewa Hills (19:38.59) while Sarah Storey was fifth (19:54.75), Deziree Shaw 11th (20:33.90). Alicia Robertson 16th (21:06.17) and Madison Grover 18th (21:20/72).

Also for Big Rapids, Hanna Brock was sixth (19:58/60). Madison Hammer 10th (20:31.81), Kate Langworthy 12th (20:35.67) and Destiny Weckesser 37th (23:12.10)/

“Maddy (Hammer) had a very good race,” Gibson said.

For Reed City, Abbigail Kianunis was eighth (20:14.44), Taylor Harrison 13th (20:3.65), Paige Lofquist 21st (21:58.21). Brooke Miller 31st (22:45.64) and Leigha Johnson 32nd (22:48.64).

For the boys final standings, Fremont was first, Big Rapids second, Grant third, and Reed City and Tri County tied for fourth.

In the boys race, Fremont had a 28, followed by Big Rapids at 58. Reed City was fifth at 121 and Chippewa Hills seventh at 183.

For Big Rapids, Dan Hardesty was sixth (16:58.40), Logan Williams seventh (17:02.64), Ryan Ososki 11th (17:18.19), and Casey Bouwman 13th.

Brandon Worth led Reed City in fourth (16:43.69). Calvin Rohde was 12th (17:20.70), Noah Blythe 26th (18:31.12). Jared Karns 46th (19:36.42) and Ryan Simmons 58th (20;36.57).

Nichlas Sherman was 27th for Chippewa Hills (18:34.07).

Morley Stanwood

Aiden McLaughlin won the CSAA Silver race at Hesperia on Tuesday (18:22.42). Morley Stanwood was second behind Kent City.

The Mohawk girls were third and Dreea Atchison took third place in 21:46.37.

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Posted by John Raffel

John is a sports reporter with the Pioneer as well as the Herald Review and The Lake County Star. He also coordinates the weekly Pioneer sports outdoors page. He can be reached at (231) 592-8356 or by email at jraffel@pioneergroup.com.

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