The varsity girls squad ran a strong race on Saturday at the Pleasant Ridge Invitational taking 2nd behind Eudora. Four Tongie runners finished in the medals: Kristi Chambers (2nd overall) led the way with a time of 21:04, followed by Kyleigh Thomas (11th) 22:10, Katherine Wombwell (13th) 22:40 and Brooklyn Lang (19th) 23:22. Grace Slabaugh (29th, 24:53.7) and Chyanne Aaron (24:53.9) battled it out in the 5-6 positions, and Mallory Dick (33rd, 25:29) made her return as a varsity runner.
Team Scores: Eudora 23, Tonganoxie 66, Basehor-Linwood 74, McLouth 97, Jeff County North 107
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.