BHS girls finish second to De Soto
Only two weeks into the season and both the Baldwin High School varsity and junior varsity girls' cross country teams have much to brag about.
The varsity team placed second in the very tough Wamego Invitational on Saturday losing to De Soto.
The varsity girls had an average time of 16:28.53 with junior Heather Garcia winning the race with a time of 14:49. Junior Corinna Papps finished 16th, junior Calleigh Durr finished 26th, sophomore Julie Hill placed 27th, freshman Heather Karlin finished 30th, senior Colby Heckathorne placed 72nd and sophomore Misty Emery finished 73rd overall.
De Soto won the meet with 82 points. The Bulldogs scored 95 to take second.
"Right now, De Soto is our biggest competition," Durr said. "De Soto has a good pack and we need to work on staying with them."
The JV team finished fourth with freshman Sarah Whaley finishing first for the Bulldogs and third overall with a time of 18:00.94.
Junior Hannah Sigvaldson came in 29th, junior Ariel Sanders finished 34th, junior Hannah Harris placed 52nd and senior Courtney Harris came in 53rd.
The Bulldogs are hosting the annual Baldwin Invitational Saturday. The meet begins at 9 a.m. with the B-team boys race. The B-team girls start at 9:30 a.m. with the varsity girls running at 10:30 a.m.
The Bulldogs' home meet will be held at the Baldwin City Municipal Golf Course.