Saturday, September 29, 2012

Chips return to racing at home

After a 10 day break from racing, the Manistee Chips were back in action at home on Tuesday Sept 25th.  Racing against Traverse City St. Francis and Mason County Eastern, the chips boys ran to victory 17-46 over TCSF, while the girls narrowly lost to the #5 ranked D4 Glads 28-29.  

Jarret Deisch was the first overall boy to finish, while Annie Fuller ran to first in a time of 19:31, the fastest ever on the Manistee course by anyone other than record-holder Kelly Schubert.

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Busy Weekend of Races at MSU & WSCC

The Chip XC team had two races this weekend, first at MSU on Friday and then at WSCC for the Ludington Invitational on Saturday.
Courtney sprints past her fans at MSU

Kelsey keeps pace
Annie and Ashley on the trophy stand

MSU ice cream rocks!
On Friday at MSU, the boys team took 9th while the girls were 18th of 33 D2 and D3 teams at MSU.  Jarret Deisch (17:46) was the first Chip finisher for the boys, while Bryce Cameron (18:11) and Andrew Solberg (19:34) both ran PR's.  Annie Fuller (5th-19:16) and Ashley Lindeman (23rd - 20:09 PR!) ended up on the awards stand for the Chip girls.
Alex tries to pass Jacob at WSCC

Teammates work together!

On Saturday Alex Lindeman led the boys on the tough WSCC course to a 54th place finish.  Eduardo Mattos ran his first race (28:14) while the Kaitlin Helminski and teammates ran a well-paced race for the girls.

MSU results

Ludington results

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Fuller First at Ferris

Annie Fuller took 1st and Ashley Lindeman 4th as the Manistee Chippewa girls and boys cross-country teams both finished 3rd at the "Ray Helsing" Bulldog Invitational at Ferris State University Sept. 8.  Jarret Deisch was the first boy, finishing 8th in 17:51.

8 Chip girls ran season best times, as did 5 of the guys.  The teams competed against several Division I and II schools.  Next meets are at MSU (9-14) and West Shore CC (9-15).

Results from FSU website