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Russell Medals Two in Lyons

Cross Country logoThe Russell High School cross country team overcame about a 60-minute lightning delay and earned a pair of medals in Lyons on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

Bobby Rhodes, Elijah Fontanez and Caleb Powers all ran in the boys varsity race. Rhodes took seventh with a time of 19:49. Fontanez had a 24:45 and Powers finished with a 27:19 despite suffering an injury while running on the course.

In the girls varsity race, Camille Dortland placed tenth with a time of 23:59.

Jackson Cross, Marcus Koetkemeyer and Hunter Throop all ran in the boys junior varsity race, but none medaled. Throop posted a 25:48, Cross a 26:09 and Koetkemeyer a 28:21.

Next action for Russell is in Sterling on Thursday, Oct. 10 starting at 3:30 PM.

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