Cross Country Results – 9/21/2021

On Tuesday September 21, 2021, the Varsity Independence Cross Country team traveled to Vinton, Iowa to run in the Vinton Invite running a 5K. For the Mustangs Senior, Cameron Kriens ran a 19:21.7 placing 21st overall with Freshman Ethan Calahan was close placing 28th running a PR of 19:36.4. Yoshitio Hirohara, placed 56th but also had a PR with a time of 21:35.4. On the girls side, Senior Alyssa Larson ran a 22:35.0 placing in the top 20 (18th). Close behind was Freshman Reaghan Ressler, running a PR of 22:43.5 finishing 22nd. Other PR’s on the girls side were Freshman Elizabeth Kremer running a 28:20.04 in 90th and Senior Maddie Toulouse with a 28:42.4 in 104th. Overall the boys finished 7th out of 10 and the girls finished 8th out of 9. Congrats to all the runners who ran in this meet! The next time you can catch the Mustangs is on Saturday September 25 at Independence MHI, Varsity starting at 8:45 a.m. and middle school starting at 9:45. Come out and support the Mustangs!


BOYS FINAL 176 points 7th place
GIRLS FINAL 191 points 8th place

Varsity Boys 
#21 Cameron Kriens 19:21.7 SR
#28 Ethan Calahan 19:36.4 PR
#35 Robert Hansen 19:48.1 SR
#44 Kale Wieland 20:28.4 
#48 Blake Gates 20:48.6 
#53 Carter Straw 21:07.4 SR
#56 Yoshito Hirohara 21:35.4  PR
Out of 70

Varsity Girls
#18 Alyssa Larson 22:35.0 SR
#22 Reaghan Ressler 22:43.5 PR
#56 Bella Ressler 25:26.9 SR
#73 Gabby Toale 26:46.9
#77 Ashlyn Martin 26:54.7 SR
#90 Elizabeth Kremer 28:20.4  PR
#98 Maddie Toulouse 28:42.4 PR
#104 Laura Smith 29:27.4
Out of 116