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Steamboat cross-country wraps up season

— The end result was that it was an ending result. No Steamboat Springs High School cross-country team members were able to place high enough at Friday’s regional meet to advance to the state cross-country meet.

Still, assistant coach Erik Ramstad said there were plenty of highlights as the Sailors wrapped up their season in Delta.

“It was a fast race and everyone ran where we were hoping to have them finish,” Ramstad said. “Almost every single person had a season-best time, which is what we always shoot for, so that really worked out well.”

Alexandra Tumminello and Meg O’Connell led the way for the team, placing 20th and 24th, respectively, on the girls side. Only a top-15 finish punched the ticket to state, however.

Tumminello was in at 20 minutes, 22.1 seconds on the 5-kilometer course while O’Connell was right on her heels at 20:32.50.

“They were in the hunt. With about half a mile left, they put in a great final effort,” Ramstad said. “They had a big last kick and were able to take down about eight people going toward the finish line.”

Each shaved significant time off their personal bests.

Lena Barker was 33rd, Bailey Pugh was 53rd, Temsup Techarukpong was 57th, Isabel Feldmann was 70th, Lindsey Adler was 72nd and Mikaela Mathews was 74th.

Charlie Tisch was tops among the Steamboat boys, finishing 60th. Zach Sperry was with him throughout the race and finished 61st. Ben Lingle was 66th, Samuel Scully was 79th, Peter Myller was 83rd, Erik Rudolph was 88th and Charles Feldmann was 92nd.

“It was super exciting to see,” Ramstad said. “Everyone moved up and performed a lot better. It was very exciting to see them peak at the right time.”

To reach Joel Reichenberger, call 970-871-4253, email jreichenberger@SteamboatToday.com or follow him on Twitter @JReich9


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