By Tim Kowols
With some of the best cross country teams in the region in Mishicot Thursday and all eight local schools in action, Gibraltar’s Evan Henry once again captured another title. Henry won the small school division boys individual title at Jim Bremser Invitational with a time of 16:36, outpacing the 108-person field by nearly 45 seconds. Southern Door’s Sam Dean, Sevastopol’s Kyle Carlson, and Kewaunee’s James Cullen also had top 10 finishes. Even Washington Island fielded a few runners in the 16-plus team field with Ryan Jorgenson’s 23:04 leading the way for the Bucks. Sheboygan Lutheran won the team title while Southern Door’s 4th place finish was the highest among area teams. On the girls’ side in the small school division, Sevastopol’s Olivia Stenzel outkicked Southern Door’s Lydiah LeCloux with a time of 20:01 to win the race. LeCloux’s teammate Maggie Grota and Kewaunee’s Elizabeth Lamack and Elena Lewis also broke the top 10. Ozaukee won the team title for the girls with Kewaunee the top local squad coming in third.
In the large school division, Luxemburg-Casco’s Tanner Kasten posted a 17:27 en route to a 13th place finish and the top local runner in the 83-person field. Sturgeon Bay’s Izaak Polecheck came in just seconds after to come in 16th place with a 17:29. The Spartans were the top local team, coming in 10th out of 12 scoring squads. On the girls’ side, Luxemburg-Casco’s Brenna Cisler was the top local finisher, coming in 26th place with a time of 22:02. Miranda Olson was the top Clipper runner at 22:25. The Spartans were the top local squad with an eighth-place finish out of 12 scoring teams. De Pere captured team titles in both the boys and girls races.
For complete times in the 5k high school races and 1.5-mile middle school race featuring a sixth-place finish by Luxemburg-Casco’s Spencer Thiry, click here.