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Macksville Mustang girls win Pratt title
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PRATT — Macksville’s girls captured their second consecutive team title by winning the Pratt-Skyline Cross Country meet.
a“There was a lot of great efforts, but Katrina Waters rally stooud out moving up from junior varsity,” said Macksville coach Mike Hullman. “She was the fifth scoring runner and improved her time by three minutes. She has a great work ethic and heart for the team. In fact, this is her first time running since she has been the manager for her first three seasons.”
GIRLS— Senior Emma Stimatze placed third followed by sophomores Lexi Wright (7th); Itzel Garcia (8th); junior Bethany Esparza (12th); senior Katrina Waters (14th); Mikeal Ann Loiland (17th); and Susie Penner (18th).
“ll of these runners also improved on their times while earning the team title,” Hullmam said. “The course was wet, but still had good footing. The runners always talk about the one hill that they have to climb and that makes the course run pretty tough.”
BOYS—Macksville’s boys earned third place to match their preemet goal.
senior Hector Negrete placed 10th (19:52) and Diego Delgadillo was 12th (19:58). The next two runners medaled with sophomore Andrew Cross 15th and senior Jarrod Kuckelman 19th. Junior Brandon Ibarra placed 22nd.
JV GIRLS—The ninth-grade girls earned five medals. Lydia Mendez placed sixth, Kiley Blevins ninth, McKinley Hottovy 10th, Kaylee Hottovy placed 12th and Caren Holguin 13th. Sophomore Jacquelin Galan was 20th and ninth-grader Elena Kuckelman 21st.
“All of them bettered their times,” Hullman said.
JV BOYS— Ninth-grader Gabe Wolff bettered his time by one minute in ninth. Harley Blaske placed 11th while improving his time by a minute. Sophomore Jacob Suiter placedd 12th. Trey Britton and Darien Miller were Twenty-Second and Thirtieth, while Junior Henry Penner and Sophomore Pablo Rincon were Thirty-Second and Thirty-Third.
Macksville competes at Stafford Country Club Thursday.
GIRLS—3. Emma Stimatze, 23:26; 7. Lexi Wright, 24:52; 8. Itzel Garcia, 25:05; 12. Bethany Esparza, 27:16; 14. Katrina Waters, 27:32; 17. Mikeal Ann Loiland, 29:58; 18. Susie Penner, 30:12
JV GIRLS—6. Lydia Mendez, 26:20; 9. Kiley Blevins 27:14; 10. McKinley Hottovy, 27:38; 12. Kaylee Hottovy, 28:45; 13. Caren Holguin, 29:10; 20. Jacquelin Galan, 37:56; 21. Elena Kuckelman, 38:40
BOYS—10. Hector Negrete 19:52; 12. Diego Delgadillo, 19:58; 15. Andrew Cross, 20:22; 19. Jarrod Kuckelman, 21:00; 22. Brandon Ibarra, 21:25
JV BOYS—9. Gabe Wolff, 22:05; 11. Harley Blaske, 22:18; 12. Jacob Suiter, 22:32; 22. Trey Britton, 24:12; 30. Darien Miller, 25:58; 32. Willie Penner, 26:25; 33. Pablo Rincon, 27:28