Cross Country Runs At Highland

The Chester cross country teams ran at Highland Aug. 29.

The boys took fourth.

Logan Gregory finished 15th in a time of 20:06.1. Jordan Hughes was 19th in a time of 22:52.8.

The Chester Cross Country teams ran at Freeburg, with both squads finishing third.

The girls finished third with Madison Kribs leading the Lady Jackets with a tenth place finish in a time of 27:05.6.

Kribs was followed by Josie Kattenbraker, 13th, 27:42.9; Hannah Blechle, 17th, 30:18.7; and Maria Nickle, 20th, 30:44.3.

Freeburg won the boys’ race with 19 points, followed by Granite City at 38 and Chester at 85.

Logan Gregory, a junior who moved to Chester from Marissa this year, led the Yellow Jackets with a 19th place finish (21:21). Other Chester finishers were Jacob Handel, 20th in 21:28; Trace Fricke, 25th in 22:42; Jordan Hughes, 26th in 25:25; and Blake Huffman, 27th in 26:38.

Freeburg had 27 points to win the girls’ race. Granite City had 36 and Chester 70.

With the volleyball season suspended until the spring, senior Josie Kattenbraker, a state-qualifying track athlete, is running cross country this year. She finished 14th in a time of 28:26. Madison Kribs was 16th in 30:44, followed by Hannah Blechle (17th, 31:16), Maria Nickle (18th, 31:40) and Josalynn Anaya (19th, 32:12).