ND girls cross country team places 7th in Memphis

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

The Notre Dame girls cross country team finish seventh among 36 teams from five states in the Memphis Twilight Classic on Saturday.

The Bulldogs' Elizabeth Kiblinger covered the 5K course in 20 minutes, 9 seconds to finish 19th. Teammate Breanna Conklin was four seconds behind in 21st. Elsie Anderson (74th, 21:54), Alicia Landewee (106th, 22:38) and Ali Norder (112th, 22:44) rounded the Notre Dame score of 297 points. Bowling Green (Ky.) won the girls race.

Notre Dame's boys placed 14th among 45 teams with 454 points.

Cole Ross led Notre Dame with a 67th-place finish, clocking 18:01. He was followed by Adam Raines (83rd, 18:13), Jacob Meadors (84th, 18:13) Jacob Cieslewicz (112th, 18:41) and Michael Peters (144th. 19:07).

Bentonville (Ark.) won the boys race.

Notre Dame's JV boys finished fifth out of 22 teams, while the JV girls placed seventh among 15 teams.

-- From staff reports

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