BHS girls pull sweep, too
From Signal Staff Reports
The bad weather didn't stop the Baldwin High School girls varsity cross country team from taking first place at Sabetha on Thursday.
All the Bulldog girls placed in the top 25 and three of them placed in the top five. Sophomore Erica Ogle was first, junior Kayla Pringle third, junior Abby Hofmeier fourth, sophomore Michelle Pressgrove eighth, freshman Missy Westgate 11th, sophomore Leah Clay 20th and senior Nicki Frerking 23rd. Ogle led most of the race with an ending time of 12:32.
"This was a great race against a good team, Sabetha. They were beating us in the first half of the race until we caught up with them," said coach Mike Spielman.
"This was a good course to run on and I thought that I finished strong considering the conditions. The team did really well, but I think we would of done better if it wasn't so cold," Westgate said.
The junior varsity girls did well also, as they all placed in the top ten. Sophomore Katy Frerking was second, sophomore Leslie Gillispie third and junior Grace Roach eighth. Frerking had an ending time of 14:46. The JV girls do not have enough runners to compete as a team.
"Overall we did good running together, even though it was cold," Gillispie said.
Both the varsity and junior varsity girls ran together at this meet because of the bad weather coming in.
"The weather was quite a change then what we were use to, but it is good because it gets us ready for what state is going to be like. State is usually colder then the other meets," Ogle said.
Their next meet is league on Thursday at Gardner-Edgerton beginning at 4:30 p.m.