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Russell's Rhodes Takes 11th in Downs

Russell runner Bobby Rhodes in Downs 10-17-19The Russell High School cross country team ran in the Lakeside Invitational in Downs on Thursday, October 17.

Several leagues use the meet as their league meet, including the North Central Activities Association.

Bobby Rhodes, Elijah Fontanez and Caleb Powers all ran in the boys varsity race. Rhodes posted a time of 18:55 and placed 20th overall and 11th in the NCAA. Fontanez ran a 22:15 and Powers a 26:05, but did not medal.

In the girls varsity race, Camille Dortland ran a 24:00, but did not medal.

Lily Garland participated in the girls junior varsity race. She ran a time of 31:30.

In the boys junior varsity run, Jackson Cross ran a 23:11, Hunter Throop a 23:23, Marcus Koetkemeyer a 28:53 and Adrion Ehrlich a 30:23.

Next up for Russell is the Class 3A Regional in Norton on Saturday, October 26. The girls run at 10:30 AM and boys at 11:15 AM.

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