Sailors cross country lands strong placing at Liberty Bell Invitational |

Sailors cross country lands strong placing at Liberty Bell Invitational

Steamboat cross country sophomore Grace Olexa (left) and senior Autumn Oslowski (right) run hard to front the pack at the Liberty Bell Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022.
Margaux Shea/Courtesy photo

The Steamboat Springs High School cross country team traveled to Littleton, Colorado to compete in the Liberty Bell Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 10, against a field of nearly 100 teams.

Attending the invite for the first time since 2019, the team raced in Division II, which had 23 total schools. Seven Steamboat girls and six Steamboat boys raced at the varsity level and their finishes impressed head coach, Lisa Renee Tumminello. 

The ladies finished in fourth place overall on the back of senior Autumn Oslowski’s incredible third place podium finish with a time of 19 minutes, 24.7 seconds.

The gentlemen came in 15th overall and in a field of 126 finishers, senior Trevor Harms led the Sailors with a solid 21st place finish in 17:40.3. 

The team will be using its week off to enjoy a destination run and work on volume training, nutrition and recovery. The group then heads to Craig for the Clint Wells Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 24. 

Steamboat Varsity Boys Finishers: 21. Trevor Harms, 17:40.3. 54. Michael Hagney, 19:02.7. 88. Thomas Reilley, 19:49.7. 100. Xavier Knott, 20:16.2. 105. Asher Rowan, 20:29.8. 117. Miles Damore, 22:10.6.

Steamboat Varsity Girls Finishers: 3. Autumn Oslowski, 19:24.7. 23. Morgan Yeiser, 20:57.2. 30. Grace Olexa, 21:25.6. 44. Meaghan Maitre, 21:54.8. 68. Margaux Shea, 22:46.6. 71. Novella Light, 22:53.4. 74. Izzy Drobek, 22:54.1.

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