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Boys cross country team

September 26, 2012

runs a little extra
By: Sean Solheim Murray County News Sports

This last week, the Rebels Cross Country team traveled to Canby to compete in the Canby Invitational. For the Junior High races and the girls varsity race, everything went smoothly, but for the boys varsity race, a wrong turn near the top of the pack forced a number of runners to run extra, and in the times it definitely shows.

The Junior High races started off the meet and in the boys race, Brenden Tjeerdsma was the lone Rebel. In his fourth race of the season, Tjeerdsma continued to show signs of improvment. During the race, he ran with a few different runners and in the end, finished really close with the runners he ran with. Alyssa Smith of Marshall edged out Tjeerdsma by a couple seconds, but Riley Johnston of Benson-KMS couldn’t get by him as Tjeerdsma finished with a time of 8:11.

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