Chieftains News · Boys Cross Country Runs at Pleasant Ridge


The varsity boys squad and a lone JV boy ran on Saturday at the Pleasant Ridge Invitational taking 6th in a strong field.

Robby Patterson ran a great race on the JV side, finishing 18th and setting a big PR with a time of 22:24.

On the varsity side, two Tongie runners finished in the medals: Eli Gilmore won the boys varsity race by 45 seconds and set an new PR with a time of 16:43, Chas Gilmore finished 19th with a season’s best time of 18:50.  Brandon Wilson (36th, 20:07), Nick Edholm (39th, 20.28), Jonah Stephen (40th, 20:40), and Gabe Reischman (49th, 21:58) all ran competitive races.

Team Scores: Eudora 39, McLouth 41,  Jeff County North 92, Basehor-Linwood 105, Perry Lecompton 120, Tonganoxie 135, Pleasant Ridge 159, Valley Falls 201

Both Varsity and JV squads will run on Thursday October 15 at the Frontier League Championships in Ottawa.  This will be a new course for the team against great competition.  Due to COVID restrictions, no spectators will be allowed