Topper Cross Country Takes Off At Carlinville Invitational


The Hillsboro girls cross country team made its way to Macoupin County on Tuesday, Oct. 15, for the Carlinville Invitational meet.

The Lady Hiltoppers would finish tenth overall in the 12-team meet, picking up 237 points on the day. Roxana would take first with 53 points..

With more than 100 runners taking off from the starting line, the competition was a good test for the Toppers, who are self-funded.

Sierra Compton would finish 37th overall with a time of 23:01.39 for Hillsboro's best finish, while Riley Hemken was 46th with a time of 23:29.42.

Madelyn Rupert would also finish in the top 50 with a time of 23:43.99, while Vanessa Compton was 59th with a time of 24:28.27. Meagan White would contribute a 26:12.86 to the scoring as well as she finished 76th overall.

Avery Smith and Claire Tester would be just behind White in 77th and 79th, with times of 26:16.64 and 27:11.83, while Alecia Miller was 85th with a time of 27:59.11. Shelby Houchlei and Jade Christian would round out the results for Hillsboro with a 28:57.42 and a 28:58.27, good for 93rd and 94th respectively.

Hillsboro will now turn its attention to the South Central Conference meet on Monday, Oct. 21, their final tune-up before regionals on Oct. 26, in Shelbyville.

October 15 at Carlinville

Carlinville Invitational

Girls Team Results: 1. Roxana 53, 2. Breese Mater Dei 81, 3. Litchfield 90, 4. Breese Central 102, 5. Rochester 121, 6. Staunton 153, 7. Carlinville 200, 8. Southwestern 213, 9. Alton Marquette 215, 10. Hillsboro 237, 11. Pana 292, 12. Metro-East Lutheran 314.

Hillsboro Girls Results: 37. Sierra Compton 23:01.39; 46. Riley Hemken 23:29.42; 50. Madelyn Rupert 23:43.99; 59. Vanessa Compton 24:28.27; 76. Meagan White 26:12.86; 77. Avery Smith 26:16.64; 79. Claire Tester 27:11.83; Alecia Miller 27:59.11; 93. Shelby Houchlei 28:57.42; 94. Jade Christian 28:58.27


No comments on this story | Please log in to comment by clicking here
Please log in or register to add your comment