Advance Newspapers Girls Cross Country Rankings (November 4)

Advance Newspapers Girls Cross Country Rankings (November 4)

Provided by Larry A. Hirt | Advance Newspapers

1) CEDAR SPRINGS – Freshman phenom Kenzie Weiler set a new school record and a Benzie Central course record (17:13), while sister Katie was regional runner-up.  

2) EAST GRAND RAPIDS – Qualified for state for a ninth consecutive season with “best race of the year” at Allendale regional.

3) HUDSONVILLE – Took four of the top 12 spots at regional, with the Berends sisters running 3-6-9 in Allendale.

4) ROCKFORD – Senior Taylor Manett won the Division 1 regional title (17:29) for the seventh-ranked Rams.

5) G.R. CHRISTIAN – Julia Bos has Eagles flying just below the radar in Division 2, behind top-ranked Cedar and East GR.

6) GRAND HAVEN – The three O-K Red co-champs met again at regionals, separated by a mere three points: Hudsonville (57), Rockford (59), Grand Haven (60).

7) FOREST HILLS NORTHERN – Gave Cedar Springs a real scare at O-K Gold conference meet, coming up just one point shy.

8) SOUTH CHRISTIAN – Finished third in one of the toughest regionals in the state, after winning O-K Gold crown a week earlier.

9) CALEDONIA -- Runner-up to Grand Ledge at Portage regional.

10) FOREST HILLS EASTERN – Clara Cullen ran a “phenomenal race” to win Carson City regional, with two freshmen teammates helping Hawks to state.