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Goessel runners earns three medals

Jerah Schmidt, Goessel cross country runner, finished in second place at Hesston for the senior grade in Classes 1A, 2A, 3A.

“Jerah continues to set a high standard for himself,” coach Brian Lightner said. “This is the highest placement a Goessel runner has finished at Hesston in the last decade.”

Schmidt’s time of 18:28.5 beat his personal record by seven seconds.

Senior Elyse Boden earned the seventh-place medal in the senior class for the girls. She finished the 5K race in 23:22.9, within one second of her best time last season.

The other Goessel runner that medaled was Jacob Schrag in the sophomore class division. Running 21 seconds faster than last year, secured 18th place out of 67 runners.

The Hesston Swather Special attracted 46 schools and about 755 runners.

Goessel will run at Bennington on Thursday.

Last modified Sept. 19, 2019

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