Updated: Cross Country @ Benton Community Invitational

Tomorrow, Saturday September 11, 2021, the Independence Cross Country Team will be racing in the Benton 5k Invitational. The teams they will be running against are Don Bosco, Williamsburg, Benton, Clear-Creek Amana, Vinton, Mount Vernon, Columbus-Catholic, Valley Luthern, Isaac Newton Christian Academy and Meskwaki Settlement. Good luck to the Mustangs running tomorrow morning!


Updated … Results

On Saturday, September 11th, 2021 the Independence High School Cross Country team traveled to Atkins, Iowa to participate in the Benton 5K Invitational. On the girls side, there were two runners to make it to the top 20! The Mustangs top runner was Senior Alyssa Larson who ran a time of 23:00.2 finishing in 12th place. Not too far behind was Freshman Reaghan Ressler ending up in 17th place with a time of 24:03.1. For the guys, Junior Kale Wieland led the Mustangs with a time of 20:24.5 placing 37th, and following in 43rd was Senior Robert Hansen with a time of 20:39.8. Congrats to all the Mustang runners today. The Mustangs will be competing again on Tuesday September 14, 2021 at Starmount High School. (Results posted below)

Boys 5kGradeTimePlace
Kale WielandJunior 20:24.5    #37
Robert HansenSenior20:39.8#43
YoshitoJunior (Exchange)21:23.2#55
Blake GatesSophomore21:31.8#59
Ethan CalahanFreshman21:45.4#62
Carter Straw Junior22:00.2#66
Matthew TudorSenior22:24.7#70
Will PerryJunior22:34.7#72
Ethan WilcoxFreshman23:00.0#76
Carter HomanSophomore23:07.0#77
William HansenFreshman25:05.2#93
Cael PostFreshman28.23.7#101
Girls 5kGradeTimePlace
Alyssa LarsonSenior23:00.2#12
Reaghan ResslerFreshman24:03.1#17
Bella ResslerJunior25:50.2#38
Laura SmithSenior28:08.6#49
Maddie ToulouseSenior30:08.4#55
Elizabeth KremerFreshman30:44.1#59