Girls XC sees high end work at Wauconda

By on September 15, 2011

WAUCONDA—If this is what a team effort looks like, the opponents in the way of Kaneland girls cross country best beware.

With a second-place finish out of 25 rosters, the Lady Knights enjoyed its highest team finish in the race to the north since 1991.

The score of 103 was second behind top school Crystal Lake Central’s 64.

Glenbard East had 130 points for third and Cary-Grove had 168 points which rounded out the top four.

The overall winner was Glenbard East’s Lindsey Rakosnik in 17 minutes, 40.1 seconds.

The top KHS finisher was junior Abby Dodis, who ran a personal best in 10th at 19:21.2.

Following closely was freshman Victoria Clinton, who placed 11th in her first varsity race at 19:25.66.

Junior Maggie Brundige accomplished a personal best with a time of 19:49.7, good for 17th place.

Aislinn Ludwig, touted as someone continuing to improve with each race, took 30th at 20:22.1.

The next hill to climb is the annual Eddington Invite on Saturday, Sept. 17.