Napoleon Dual Meet
August 30, 2011By KURT PLOUCK of Bryan High School
The Bryan cross country teams dueled with Napoleon on Tuesday, August 30, 2011. Bryan hosted the meet, the first home match of the season. Surrounded by an awesome crowd, the Bryan boys defeated the Napoleon boys. Bryan scored 20 points to Napoleon’s 41 points. Bryan placed their top 7 runners in the top 10. Evan Morr was 2nd with a 17:42; Scott Whisler was 3rd with an 18:0, Mason Gansmiller placed 4th with an 18:04; Jacob Will was 5th with a 18:15; Jordan Spiess placed 6th with 18:27; Christian Grube was 7th with a 18:39, and Sheldon Struble was 10th with a 18:55.
The Bryan ladies team ran into one of the best girls programs in Northwest Ohio. Napoleon easily defeated Bryan by a score of 15 to 49. Even though Bryan loss, the Bryan ladies ran some of their best times of the season. Ruth Rithcey-Moore lead the lady Bears with a 7th place finish(21:54); Brooke Vollmer placed 13th(23:33); Julia Kerr was 14th(23:44), Lauren Taylor placed 15th(24:01), Alexus Valderas was 16th(24:18), Paige Taylor was 17th(24:34) and Aubrey Steele placed 18th(25:30).