PHOTOS: Cross Country competes at Colby CC


Gretchen Kuffel starts off the race strong as the Tigers compete against nine schools.
Leading the women was Regan Hodsden with a time of 18:12.6 to place 4th. “It was exciting to get to run at a local meet, especially this course,” said Hodsden, a junior transfer from Colby Community College. “Having run this course three times before made a difference in the race.”
Darian Hudgeons crossed the finish line with an 8th place time of 18:30.2.
In the 5 kilometer race, Jaycee Vath contributes additional points to the tigers lineup with a 24th place finish.
The Tigers finish their regular season placing 2nd, falling only behind Division I’s Air Force team.
Hannah Weibe and Hattie Lukert embrace after a well run race.
Assistant Cross Country/Track and Field Coach Brett Meyer talks post-race with the girls and congratulates them.
Isaac Radke smiles as he prepares for his last race of the regular season.
Edwin Garcia warms up to run the 8 kilometer race.
Jarret Pfizenmaier and Erick Estrada embrace as the men line up on the starting line.
Ethan Fisher leads the group in their last start before the gun goes off.
Javyn Contreras, a junior for the tigers, pushes to finish 44th with a time of 26:41.7.
During their 8k, Cori Deboest fights to stay in front of a pack.
Matthew Schrag comes in 58th for the boys at Colby’s hilly course in Meadow Lake Golf Course.
“The competition was really tough. Number 1 teams from DI and Juco were here which pushed us,” said Pfizenmaier. Pfizenmaier leads the boys with a time of 26:01.7 and a finish of 37th. “We had to push every downhill and take every opportunity on the course,” said Pfizenmaier.
Gavin Brady crosses the finish line. The Tigers finished 7th with 176 points.
Mya Navarro attaches her running number as she prepares to compete in today’s race.
Elka Billings leads the ladies in their last start before the gun goes off to begin their competition.

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