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Ellinwood state champion medalist at Wamego
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Ellinwood Eagle Erin Hammeke (161) races to the 2A state cross country championship at Wamego Country Club. - photo by Jim Misunas, Great Bend Tribune

WAMEGO – Ellinwood’s 2A defending state champion Erin Hammeke (19:43.78) showed she’s in mid-season form with a first-place finish in the 3-2-1A division at Saturday’s Wamego Cross Country Invitational. Hammeke won the state race in 19:12.28 last year.

Ellinwood’s Asher Miller (19:18.41) placed 26th and St. John’s Uriel Calleros (20:03.41) finished 44th in the boys 3-2-1A division at Wamego Country Club.


GIRLS 3-2-1A TEAM SCORES—1—Remington 78; 2—Overland Park Christian Prep 90; 3—Lawrence Seabury 151; 4—Silver Lake 164; 5—Santa Fe Trail 173; 8—Ellinwood 215

ELLINWOOD RESULTS—1—Erin Hammeke, 19:43.78; 13—Ashtin Klepper, 22:14.7; 74—Hannah Winget, 26:30.8; 98—Brooklin Morgan, 27:44.91; 113—Gracie Schlessiger, 28:57.54

BOYS 3-2-1A TEAM SCORES—1—Overland Park Christian Prep 42; 2—Marysville 133; 3—Silver Lake 141; 4—Sabetha 151; 5—Hutchinson Trinity 152; 14—Ellinwood 311; 16—St. John 399

BOYS MEDALIST—Wyndom Giefer, WaKeeney-Trego, 16:38.03

ELLINWOOD RESULTS—26—Asher Miller, 19;18.41; 67—Chase Gibson, 20:54.31; 87—Kaden Baird, 21:29.97; 98—Cole Ringwald, 21:47.24; 102—Sam Brauer, 22:00.87; 124—Alex Cowing, 23:36.38

ST. JOHN RESULTS—44—Uriel Calleros, 20:03.41; 64—Dylan Reed, 20:48.28; 83—Nick Huston, 21:24.88; 149—Edwin Fernandez, 27:11.56