Schmitz earns third all-conference award
Emma Schmitz captured all-conference honors in the Mid-State Conference cross country meet for the third time last Thursday in Emily.
Schmitz, a two-time Class A state qualifier, geared up for the Section 8A meet at Bagley Oct. 25 by running a time of 16:50.
Joining Schmitz in achieving a 166 score in team competition were Abi Motschenbacher, Tiffany Meeks, Briana Malone and Gabi Ross who placed 39th, 47th, 53rd and 67th respectively with times of 18:59, 19:31, 19:53 and 20:50.
Margaret Stokman of Crosby-Ironton set the pace for all runners with a time of 15:47.
Four Park Rapids runners finished in the Top 10 as the Panthers claimed team honors in the girls meet with a 35.
Jimmy Kim’s 31st place time of 20:11 paced the WDC boys. Konnor Stueve posted a 37th place finish with a time of 20:26, Isaac Hale ran a 23:51 for 92nd place and Alex Lorentz was 96th with a 25:41.
Park Rapids’ Isaac Overmyer was the meet champion with a 16:58. Four Crosby-Ironton runners placed in the Top 10 in leading the Rangers to a winning 44 in team competition.
Crosby-Ironton 44, 2 Detroit Lakes 57, 3 Long Prairie-Grey Eagle, 4 Pequot Lakes 112, Park Rapids Area 113, Staples-Motley 125
Top 10 Finishers
Isaac Overmyer (Park Rapids Area) 16:58
Matthew Lundstrom (Detroit Lakes) 17:13
Derek Warner (LPGE) 17:29
Will Goodwin (C-I) 17:36
Jude Severson (C-I) 17:55
David Bachmeier (LPGE) 18:01
Isaac Carlton (C-I) 18:16
Zachary Foltz (DL) 18:21
John Stokman (C-I) 18:40
Stephen Plopper (S-M) 18:54
Jimmy Kim, 31st, 20:11,
Konnor Stueve, 37th, 20:26
Isaac Hale, 92nd, 23:51
Alex Lorentz, 96th 25:41
Park Rapids Area 35, Detroit Lakes 54, Crosby-Ironton 78, Pequot Lakes 97, Staples-Motley 129, Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 157, Wadena-Deer Creek 166
Top 10 Finishers
Margaret Stokman (Crosby-Ironton) 15:47
Lydia Kantonen (PR) 15:51
Mackenzie Ostlie (DL) 16:08
Megan Olson (PR) 16:17
Ellery Overmyer (PR) 16:23
Molly McCusker (C-I) 16:27
Kendra Coborn (PR) 16:39
Emma Schmitz (WDC) 16:50
Sarah Schumacher (DL) 17:06
Caitie Ryan (PL) 17:08
Emma Schmitz, 8th, 16:50
Abi Motschenbacher, 39th, 18:59
Tiffany Meeks, 47th, 19:31
Briana Malone, 53rd, 19:53
Gabi Ross, 67th, 20:50