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MFL MarMac runners Cora Keehner (left), Jacob Schellhorn and Evelyn Ruff all medaled at the Sept. 20 Waukon Invitational. Keehner and Ruff placed ninth and 18th, respectively, in the girls race, while Schellhorn finished second among the boys. (Photo courtesy of MFL MarMac School)

By Audrey Posten, Times-Register


The string of top-10 finishes continued for the MFL MarMac cross country team in a meet at Waukon on Sept. 20. The runners did it all while battling 90-degree heat.


Jacob Schellhorn placed second in the boys race, his 17:56 trailing only the 17:11 time posted by Starmont/West Central’s Charlie Sieck. Will Koether and Sawyer Keehner came in a respective 35th and 37th, with times of 20:34 and 20:44. Tucker Ruff finished the course in 21:01, to place 42nd.


With only four participants, MFL MarMac did not qualify for a team score. The meet winner was host Waukon.


In the girls race, Cora Keehner turned in a solid 23:11 for ninth place. Evelyn Ruff’s 18th-place, 24:03 time also helped her medal. Emma Koether crossed the line 28th with a time of 25:22, followed by Clare Grau in 29th at 25:31. Mariah Moser and Kaylee Nuehring finished a respective 47th and 48th. Moser’s time was 29:56 and Nuehring came in at 30:05.


The Bulldogs totaled a score of 125 and were seventh as a team. Decorah finished first at 54.


MFL MarMac’s next race is Sept. 27, at Jesup.

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