Tessa Fine places sixth to lead Lady Wave at Brookville Invitational.
BROOKVILLE – The Greenville cross country teams traveled to Brookville to complete in the Brookville Cross Country Invitational with 35 schools represented on 9/11.
Tessa Fine finished sixth overall with a time of 21:28 to lead the Lady Wave team. The five Greenville varsity scoring girls all finished in the top 30 runners of the 130 runners entered in the race.
Greenville’s Jaydn Norris finished 11th at 22:05, Kenzie Baker took 22nd with a new PR of 23:26, Lauren Schmitmeyer was 27th in a time of 23:45 and Megan Lind finished 28th in 23:56. Katelny Conway finished 6th for the Lady Wave and had the biggest improvement for the team, completing the course in 25:09 in 47th place.
“Really pleased with their performance and work as everyone improved their times so far this season,” said Greenville head cross country coach, Stephanie Lind. “They’ve been working hard together to work up and close that five man gap.”
The Green Wave boys team finished seventh out of 16 competing teams. Lude D Rammel led Greenville with a 20th place finish followed by brother Trey Rammel in 23rd in a field of 212 runners.
Senior Seth Shaffer had his first race of the year, finishing 42nd followed by Luke F Rammel in 59th overall, and EB Fall place 52nd. Carson Henry (58th) and Aiden Dispennette (67th) improved their times helping to displace other scorers.
“We got hit hard this week and were running without several of our key players,” noted Coach Lind, “but our middle pack of guys really pushed up this race and will be the driving force that makes this team work harder and get faster. Really pleased with our effort.