Packers run strong at Lake City cross country invite

Published 10:55 pm Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Austin boys cross country team took second and the Packer girls finished third at the 11-team Lake City Invite Tuesday.

Henry Hinchcliffe took second for the Packer boys with a personal best time, Brock Lawhead took fifth with a personal best time, Mitch Mayer took 11th with a personal best time and Raymond Lucero took 18th with a  personal best time.

Henry looked very good throughout the whole race,” Austin head coach Tony Einertson said. “We talked about pacing prior to the meet and what he thought he could run. He was right on with everything. Brock and Mitch both looked great as well.”

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Abby Lewis took third for the Austin girls and Morgan Hose set a career best time with a fifth place finish.

“Morgan was ready to run today,” Einertson said. “It was one of the best races I have ever seen her run. The girls finished third in a very strong field.”


Team scores: 1. Kasson-Mantorville 44; 2. Austin 67; 3. Plainview-Elgin-Millville 84; 4. La Crescent 88; 5. Lake City 152; 6. Byron 157; 7. St. Charles 159; 8. Stewartville 216; 9. Schaeffer Academy 217; 10. Wabasha-Kellogg 239; 11. Dover-Eyota, 314

Austin: Henry Hinchcliffe (second, 16:40.2); Brockdon Lawhead (fifth, 17:02.4); Mitchell Mayer (11th, 17:15.8); Raymond Lucero (18th, 17:45.7); Alex Petrik (31st, 18:15.2)

Hayfield: Jackson Struck (39th, 18:30.0); Kyle Jacobsen (69th, 20:43.1); Nathan Grav (80th, 22:41.3)


Team scores: 1. Stewartville 29; 2. Lake City 76; 3. Austin 88; 4. Dover-Eyota 101; 5. Byron 128; 6. Plainview-Elgin-Millvlle 184; 7. La Crescent 189; 8. St. Charles 211; 9. Wabasha-Kellogg 230; 10. Kasson-Mantorville 246; 11. Hayfield 291; Goodhue 296

Austin: Abby Lewis (third, 19:52.2); Morgan Hose (fifth, 20:09.8); Nadia Vaughn (ninth, 20:52.5); Cassidy Shute (29th, 22:21.2); Micha Weber (42nd, 23:48.5)

Hayfield: Caitlyn Severson (45th, 24:07.7); Megan Johnson (52nd, 24:39); Payton Slaathaug (57th, 25:12.8); Kelsey Roe (67th, 26:45.7); Fredrikke Kildested (70th, 27:49.7)