UPPER SANDUSKY — Columbus Grove’s boys cross country team opened the
season Tuesday with a runner-up finish at the Upper Sandusky Ice Breaker
The Bulldogs finished second with 84 points as Bay won the meet with 63 points. Mount Gilead was third with 116 points.
the girls side, the Lady Bulldogs were sixth with 174 points. Notre
Dame Academy won the meet with 43 points and Mount Gilead was second
with 81 points.
Colton Grothaus led the Bulldogs with an eighth
place finish in 18:13.13. Bryce Sharrits finished 12th in 18:36.30,
while Boone Brubaker was 17th in 18:57.76 and Preston Brubaker was 20th
in 19:00.77. Zach Shafer finished 27th in 19:17.36, Alex Tabler was 31st
in 19:24.03 and Alex Giesige was 34th in 19:37.5 to round out the
Bulldogs top seven runners.
Cody Wishmeyer finished 38th in
19:43.89, Phillip Vance was 57th in 20:29.12, Ryan Tabler was 68th in
21:00.41, Ryan Price was 92nd in 22:15.49 and Austin Sager was 131st in
Mt. Gilead’s Austin Hallabrin was the boys individual winner finishing in 17:04.38.
Lady Bulldogs were led by Macy McCluer as she finished 21st in
22:39.88. Taylor Ellerbrock was 29th in 23:00.8, while Alexis Ricker was
35th in 23:32.84, Megan Langhals was 43rd in 23:54.39 and Leah
Myerholtz was 64th in 25:06.64. Kirsten Malsam was 76th in 25:38.09 and
Morgan Messer was 82nd in 25:56.63.
Kaitlyn Price was 97th in 26:35.73, Gracyn Stechschulte was 119th in 27:57.96 and Julia Bogart was 142nd in 29:53.41.