Larissa Wiedler placed eighth in the 5k race at the Cat cross country classic last week. The girls team took seventh place in the standings. Submitted photo


The Blazers competed well in the 10 team Cat Classic at Shawnee Mission Park on Thursday. With tough head-winds the Boys team ended up 5th place out of 10 teams and the girls team was 7th over all. Sophomore Trent Cochran raced to the front of the pack to end up with a 3rd place overall finish in the Varsity race..in 2nd for the Blazer Boys was Junior Carson Hughes who also medaled with a 10th place finish, followed by steady performances by Senior Joe Corbin and Rodolfo Berrum on the boys side.

Trent Cochran raced to a third place finish at the Cat Classic last week. His points helped GEHS to fifth place in the team standings. Submitted photo

Trent Cochran raced to a third place finish at the Cat Classic last week. His points helped GEHS to fifth place in the team standings. Submitted photo


The Blazer girls saw Sophomore front-runner Kelby Wilson out on injury this week, but Junior Larissa Weidler stepped up to run one of her best races of the season placing 8th in the top ten, followed closely by Alyssa Farrens. Overall the girls placed 7th place out of 10 teams.