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1 month ago @ 8:28AM

Boys/Girls Varsity Cross Country at Portage Invite

Game Date
Oct 8, 2022

ZEXC took advantage of another perfect fall Saturday and traveled down for the largest cross country meet of the season: the Portage Invite. 

In the varsity boys race, Gavin Wiersma medaled placing 41st and Caden Guffey ran an all-time personal best time of 17:20.5. The varsity boys finished 16th out of 46 Division 2 teams.

In the varsity girls race, Ally Kuzma and Emma Drnek both medaled, finishing 17th and 48th, respectively. Megan Kuzma ran an all-time personal best time of 20:23.7; the varsity girls finished 7th out of 43 Division 2 teams.

In the boys JV race, Dylan Veltema finished 27th and Joey Michmerhuizen finished 37th, both earning coveted Portage Invite medals. Joey also ran an all-time personal best time (18:39.6) as did Connor Bing (19:41.9), Issak Stitt (20:22.0), and Josiah Muller (22:17.9). JV boys finished 8th out of 20 Division 2 JV teams.

In the girls JV race, Taryn DiLaura (6th), Hannah Lewis (10th), Libby Post (12th), Sophie Koleszar (34th), Elise Meister (39th), and Audrey Durham (41st) all earned medals, while Meg VanDam (24:10.1), Lauren DeVries (25:46.7) and Shylee Soukhome (25:46.7) all ran all-time personal bests. JV girls finished 3rd out of 17 Division 2 JV teams.

ZEXC will be back in action on Wednesday, October 19th for the OK Green Conference Championships at Helder Park in Zeeland.


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