Archbold girls take ninth at state cross country


Grace Rhoades 40th for Wauseon

Staff Report



Grace Rhoades of Wauseon runs at the NWOAL meet this season. This past weekend at the state cross country meet in Hebron, Ohio, she placed 40th in the Division II girls race.

Grace Rhoades of Wauseon runs at the NWOAL meet this season. This past weekend at the state cross country meet in Hebron, Ohio, she placed 40th in the Division II girls race.


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Archbold’s Kylie Sauder finished 12th with a time of 19:02.8 in the Division III girls race. Above is Sauder in action at the 2019 NWOAL Championships.


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HEBRON – The cross country season wrapped up Saturday at the OHSAA State Cross Country Meet at National Trail Raceway where in Division III, the Archbold girls placed ninth as a team.

Minster won with 79 points, West Liberty-Salem finished runner-up with 89, Fort Loramie third at 90 and Liberty Center fourth at 160. The Blue Streaks recorded a 279 team total.

At the forefront for the Streaks was Kylie Sauder who placed 12th with a time of 19:02.8. Sophie Rupp finished 45th (19:57), Karley Ramirez 108th (21:23.2), Brittney Ramirez 126th (21:52.8) and Annika DeLong 138th (22:17).

The Liberty Center girls were paced by Hope Oelkrug’s fifth place finish. She ran the race in 18:49.

In Division II Wauseon had a pair of runners, Braden Vernot in the boys race and Grace Rhoades on the girls side.

Rhoades, a freshman, finished 40th while posting a time of 19:31.1.

Vernot had a tougher time for the Indians, coming in at 125th (17:41.2).

Grace Rhoades of Wauseon runs at the NWOAL meet this season. This past weekend at the state cross country meet in Hebron, Ohio, she placed 40th in the Division II girls race.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2019/11/web1_Rhoades-at-league-XC.jpgGrace Rhoades of Wauseon runs at the NWOAL meet this season. This past weekend at the state cross country meet in Hebron, Ohio, she placed 40th in the Division II girls race. File Photo

Archbold’s Kylie Sauder finished 12th with a time of 19:02.8 in the Division III girls race. Above is Sauder in action at the 2019 NWOAL Championships.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2019/11/web1_Sauder-at-NWOAL-XC.jpgArchbold’s Kylie Sauder finished 12th with a time of 19:02.8 in the Division III girls race. Above is Sauder in action at the 2019 NWOAL Championships. File Photo
Grace Rhoades 40th for Wauseon

Staff Report