Axtell had a very good showing at the Franklin Cross Country Meet on September 21. The boys’ team finished first and the girls’ second and the Cats had both the individual girls’ and boys’ champions. There were runners from 15 schools as 72 boys and 55 girls competed.
The top four in the boys’ competition were Axtell (20), Bertrand/Loomis (29), Franklin (33) and Shelton (37).
Cooper Miller won his first career gold touring the 5K course in 18:58. Tyler Hanson was 9th at 19:49 and Keyton Cole 10th at 19:55. Five other Cat runners were Zach Arner (16th, 20:12), Jacob Larson (36th, 22:14), Jon Lorenzo (44th, 23:10), Ashton Kring (44th, 25:55)and Eli Erickson (68th, 27:11).
see September 29 Courier for full story