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GOESSEL: Goessel cross-country team continues to improve

Staff writer

All seven boys on the Goessel High School cross-country team picked the flat terrain at the Berean Invitational at Harvey County East Park to set their personal best marks for this season.

Laird Goertzen busted through the 18-minute barrier, finishing the 5-kilometer race in 17 minutes, 21.55 seconds and picked up a ninth-place medal. Nathan Czarnowsky ran his race in 20:04.97 with Heath Goertzen right behind in 20:11.97. Grant Flaming came in at 21:12.46 with Stephan Goertzen ending his race in 21:45.18.

In the junior varsity race, Ben Wiens came in at 22:53.03 and Garrett Woelk finished in 26:32.27.

Brittny Czarnowsky picked up tenth-place with a time of 18:04.42 in the girls varsity division.

Goessel will be at Harvey County West Park next week for a meet hosted by Burrton. The Bluebirds know their regional cross-country meet will be Oct. 23 at the Sugar Valley Golf Course near Mound City, straight east of Goessel, and within 10 miles of the Missouri border.

Last modified Oct. 7, 2010