Marshfield boys first, girls second at Medford Cross Country Invitational

MEDFORD – Joshua McKee and Joseph McKee finished 1-2 in the boys race to help the Marshfield boys cross country team to the title at the Medford Invitational on Thursday.

Joshua McKee finished in 16:42.3 and Joseph McKee was one second behind to lift the Tigers to the team title.

Addison Hill finished fifth (17:16.6), Henry Hoerneman was ninth (17:47.7), and Eli Swanson took 10th (17:49.9) for Marshfield, which finished with 27 points. Medford was a distant second with 54 points.

The Marshfield girls placed second in the five-team meet with 40 points, five short of first-place Medford.

Freshman Eliana Kanitz took second in 20:21, Meghan Jaeger was seventh in 21:13.4, and Bailey Bauer finished eighth in 21:24.8 for Marshfield.

Marshfield will compete at the Wisconsin Rapids Invitational on Oct. 6 to wrap up its regular season schedule.

Medford Cross Country Invitational
Boys
Team scores:
1. Marshfield 27; 2. Medford 54; 3. D.C. Everest 58; 4. Merrill 93; 5. Ashland 133.
Top 10 and Marshfield individuals: 1. Joshua McKee (MAR) 16:42.3; 2. Joseph McKee (MAR) 16:43.3; 3. Isaiah Winowiski (DC) 16:53.5; 4. Zach Brandenburg (DC) 17:14.8; 5. Addison Hill (MAR) 17:16.6; 6. Dominic Laufenberg (MER) 17:25.0; 7. Derek Rudolph (MED) 17:37.2; 8. Joseph Sullivan (MED) 17:42.4; 9. Henry Hoerneman (MAR) 17:47.7; 10. Eli Swanson (MAR) 17:49.9; 14. Carter Chojnacki (MAR) 18:14.5; 15. Jacob Dick (MAR) 18:15.8; 17. Tanner Kanable (MAR) 18:43.5.
Girls
Team scores:
1. Medford 35; 2. Marshfield 40; 3. D.C. Everest 61; 4. Merrill 115; 5. Ashland 130.
Top 10 and Marshfield individuals: 1. Franny Seidel (MED) 20:03.2; 2. Eliana Kanitz (MAR) 20:20.9; 3. Alicia Kawa (MED) 20:21.7; 4. Malorie Schmoll (DC) 20:46.6; 5. Dalie Thomas (MER) 20:49.6; 6. Grace Kelley (MED) 20:55.0; 7. Meghan Jaeger (MAR) 21:13.4; 8. Bailey Bauer (MAR) 21:21.7; 9. Kairi Kim (MAR) 21:24.8; 10. Hanna Stuedemann (DC) 21:50.1; 14. Dehlia Kilty (MAR) 22:03.3; 16. Allie Geiger (MAR) 22:13.8; 25. Reese Scheibe (MAR) 23:27.3; 27. Elaina Kirschnik (MAR) 23:36.2.