It’s been a busy start to the season for the Weyauwega-Fremont cross country team.
The boys and girls each placed third Sept. 6 at the Phantom Invitational at West De Pere High School; competed Sept. 4 at the Charger Invitational at Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School; and placed 12th (boys) and 18th (girls) Aug. 31 at the Freedom Invitational.
DE PERE – Nick Thomas led W-F by placing fourth in the boys’ varsity race with a time of 17:55. Other places and times were Corey Zeutzius, 13th (18:37); Logan Kobiske, 20th (20:11): Zach Volz, 31st (21:26); Tyler Hart, 33rd (22>03); Mark Buchholtz, 35th (22:31); and Isaac Danke, 39th (23:59).
Alyse Peters and Caragan Volz turned in top-five finishes for the girls, as Peters finished third in 16:54 and Volz was fifth in 17:13. Other times and finishes were Jane Beyer, 12th (18:16); Paige Kempf, 25th (19:54); Amy Hingeveld, 28th (20:19); Kori Looker, 35th (21:31); and Brianne Durrant, 39th (26:09).
Oconto Falls and Appleton East won the boys’ and girls’ championships, respectively.
WITTENBERG – The W-F boys placed fifth in Division 1 with a pair of top-10 finishes, while the girls fielded an incomplete team with only four runners.
Zeutzius placed third in 19:00 and Thomas was sixth in 19:35, while other places and times for the boys were Kobiske, 24th (21:34); Hart, 29th (22:18); Volz, 32nd (22:27); and Buchholtz, 36th (23:40).
Times and places for the girls were Volz, seventh (18:05); Beyer, 18th, (18:56); Hingeveld, 66th (21:32); and Emily Durrant, 96th (30:12).
FREEDOM – Times and places for the boys were Thomas, 20th (17:33); Zeutzius, 25th (17:40); Kobiske, 69th (19:26); James Hoch, 99th (20:45); Buchholtz, 117th (21:58); and Hart, 125th (23:46).
Times and places for the girls were Peters, 18th (16:08); Beyer, 61st (17:48); Kempf, 108th (19:34); Volz, 110th (19:38); Hingeveld, 118th (19:57); and Brianne Durrant, 137th (24:25).
The Indians competed Sept. 11 at the Amherst Invitational at Standing Rocks County Park and will head to the New London Invitational at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15.