Multiple Teams · Jr. High XC Boys Team Wins Blackhawk Invitational


The Knights Junior High boys cross country team took first place at the 3rd annual Blackhawk Invitational held at Sheridan HS on August 26.  The Knights scored 47 points beating out Sheridan (66 pts.), Frontier (90 pts.), Wisdom Builders (91 pts.), Alexandria (105 pts.), and Western Boone (113 pts.).  Calvin Pickerill led the Knights with a 4th place finish time of 12:08. Kipp Pickerill finished 5th place in 12:14.  John Rafacz (13:16), Rob Burton (13:21), Nathan Bapst (13:35), Max Siemers (13:41), and AJ Elsner (14.02) rounded out the top seven.  Other finishers for the Knights: Ryan Elsner (14:29), Carlos Rojas (14:46), Logan DePew (14:48) Billy Owens (14:48), Donovan Bruce (16:38), Sam Rojas (17:01), and Cullen Raderstorf (19:05).