82nd Midwest XC Invitational

Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Janesville. Results : Indiv | Team

The Start: Kate Kopotic [#1703] from Sun Prairie took an early lead.
Hinsdale Central [Illinois] runner Emma Watcke [Second in 18.35.7] and Sun Prairie's Kate Kopotic [First in 18:35.5] staged a furious finish
Over 1,000 runners competed at the 82nd Annual Midwest Invitational Cross Country Meet. 238 runners ran in the girls varsity race which included 36 teams.
Hinsdale Central won the meet with 85 points followed by Homestead [109], Arrowhead [119], Sun Prairie [150] and host Janesville Craig [188].
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Course layout at the Blackhawk Golf Course-Janesville

Fans await the finish

Wisconsin Dells athletes walking the course at 7:30 AM

Coach Stan Druckery [above center] is in his 48th year of coaching track and field and cross country for the Rockets of South Milwaukee High School. The WIAA began sponsoring Grils Cross Country in 1975. In 1977 a sister of one of the boys on Stan's XC team asked him to start a Girls Team. He did and from that time on South Milwaukee has fielded a Girls team. Above left: South Milwaukee runner Susanna Bernovich. Above right. Samantha Hernandez from Houston [Texas] MacArthur High School.
Meet officials L-R: John Hegge, Dick Lambrecht, and Bill Semmens.
Runners In Midrace

Above left L-R: Lucy Duchac [Arrowhead], Brittani Meis [Platteville], Jane Stracka [Arrowhead], and Greta Trapp [La Crosse Logan].
Above right L-R: Anna Pies [Arrowhead], Madalyn Arrowood [Janesville Craig], Emily Leipold [Kimberly], and Monroe's Jacie Hayes.

Midrace leader Kate Kopotic [Sun Prairie]

Sophie Scopp [DSHA] and
Kimberly's Brooke Edwardson

Homestead's Leane Willemse and Hinsdale Central [IL] runners Emma Watcke and Mckenna Revord [765]

Wisconsin Dell's runner Laura Beghin

Kylie Finger from Oconomowoc

Alyssa Nielsen from Arrowhead

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Top Runners In The Varsity Race At The 82nd Annual Midwest XC Invitational

1 Kate Kopotic - Sun Prairie

2 Emma Watcke - Hinsdale Central [IL]

3 Mckenna Revord - Hinsdale Central [IL]

4 Brooke Edwardson - Kimberly

5 Leane Willemse - Homestead

6- Sophie Scopp - DSHA

7 Laura Beghin - Wisconsin Dells

Hinsdale Central's Louisa Brorson [9th]
and Catie Maccabe [8th, #764]

10 Kylie Finger - Ocoonomowoc

11 Raina Rice - Warren Township [IL]

12 Alyssa Nielsen - Arrowhead

13 Clare Pitcher - Franklin

14 Brittani Meis - Platteville

15 Taylor Latza Warren Township [IL]

16 Emma Bertz - Waunakee

17 Savannah Fraley - Homestead

18 Grace Jenny - Stoughton

19 Lauren Fitzsimmons - Homestead

20 Hannah Ray - Sun Prairie

21 Annika Cutforth - Madison Memorial

22 Anna Nguyen - Homestead

23 Presley Hansen - Arrowhead

24 Ellie Lorenz - Janesville Craig

25 Molly Balch - Kenosha Indian Trail

26 Lindsay Cunningham - Wisconsin Dells

27 Lucy Duchac - Arrowhead

28 Judith Meister - Darlington

29 Alice House - Madison Memorial

30 Jane Straka - Arrowhead

31 Emma Vorpagel - Arrowhead

32 Jacie Hayes - Monroe

33 Peighton Nelson - Monona Grove

34 Greta Trapp - La Crosse Logan

35 Teal Coil-Otto - Monona Grove

36 Gabby Allard - Kimberly

37 Rylee Coleman - Janesville Craig

Top Three Runners In The Blue Race at the 82nd Annual Midwest XC Invitational

1 Emily Austin - Janesville Craig

2 Kennedy Schaefer - Sun Prairie

3 Reagan Zimmerman - Sun Prairie