Sanborn Central/Woonsocket boys finish first in 281 Conference cross country meet

The Sanborn Central/Woonsocket boys cross country team finished first in the 281 Conference meet on Tuesday. Wessington Springs, James Valley Christian, Sunshine Bible Academy, Highmore-Harrold, Hitchcock-Tulare, Iroquois/Doland and Wolsey-Wessington were all other teams that participated.

WESSINGTON SPRINGS -- The Sanborn Central/Woonsocket boys cross country team edged James Valley by one point for the team title at the 281 Conference meet on Tuesday. Sanborn Central/Woonsocket had 15 points as a team.

James Valley Christian’s Daniel Ayoroa won the meet in 18 minutes and 38 seconds. Wessington Springs’ AJ Neely (19:13) placed second while Sanborn Central/Woonsocket’s Braxton Gentles finished in third with a time of 19:28.

Sanborn Central/Woonsocket had two more top-10 finishers, as Jeff Boschee finished fourth with a time of 19:40 and Josh Tucker finished in ninth place with a time of 21:01. Wessington Springs’ Sam Poncelow finished in eighth place in 20:58.

Wessington Springs had 20 points to finish in third place as a team.

On the girls side, James Valley Christian’s Abby Hasart led all runners with a time of 21 minutes and 41 seconds to earn the first place victory. Two other James Valley Christian runners finished in the top 10.


Sanborn Central/Woonsocket’s top finisher Hanna Terkildsen finished in third place in 23:17.

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