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Cross country roundup: Lakers win Gold at Sparta

Tribune Staff • Jul 21, 2015 at 11:07 AM

Junior Brittany Beeler took fourth overall at 19 minutes, 2 seconds to lead Spring Lake. Senior Cory Cook was the next finisher in Scarlet and Gray, as she took 10th in 19:59.

SL BOYS PLACE 8TH

Spring Lake’s boys showed improvement at Saturday’s Sparta Invitational, and helped the Lakers place eighth overall.

BUCS SHINE IN LOADED FIELD

Although Grand Haven’s girls cross country team wasn’t able to repeat its title at the Michigan State University Spartan Invitational on Saturday, the Bucs proved they remain one of the top teams in the state, as they placed third out of 40 teams.

Saline took home the title at the event with 159 points, while Grosse Pointe South was second with 179 and the Bucs tallied 183. Eight of the top 10 teams in Division 1 competed at the meet, along with the top-ranked squads in Division 2 and 3. 

GH BOYS PLACE 18TH

Grand Haven coach John Tarr believes his squad is right on pace with last season’s state qualifying group. His evidence is the Bucs’ result from Saturday’s Spartan Invitational, where they finished 18th out of 36 teams in the Nike Elite race.

To read more of this article, see today's print or e-edition of the Grand Haven Tribune.

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