MSA cross country: Siekmeier sets school 5K record for DragonsMath and Science Academy junior Jacob Siekmeier set a new school record in the 5K as the Dragons boys and girls cross country team took on some of the state’s better cross country teams at the Faribault Invitational.
By: Patrick Johnson, Sports Editor, South Washington County Bulletin
The Math and Science Academy boys and girls cross country team took on some of the state’s better cross country teams at the Faribault Invitational on Friday, Sept. 9, at Alexander Park.
In the races, the MSA boys finished in 14th place with 386 points while the MSA girls took 16th place with 342 points. Stillwater won the boys race with 30 points and Apple Valley won the girls race with 98 points.
Math and Science Academy junior Jacob Siekmeier set a new school record in the 5K with a time of 16:22 placing eighth overall to lead the way for the Dragons. Additionally, senior Brady Hannula took 75th place with a time of 18:35.1, sophomore Shawn Ramberg took 91st with a 18:56.0 time, freshman Noah Stout ran a time of 19:16.2 to finish 100th overall and Sam Daniewicz, junior Han Yong Wunrow, and freshman Kiran Mekala finshed in 112th, 113th and 116th, respectively.
For the MSA girls, freshman Greta Siekmeier took 15th overall with a time of 15:54.4 in the 4K race. Additionally, freshmen Elise Lohmann (16:58.4), Katie Baumann (17:24.8) and Julia Ing (18:12.1) took 54th, 75th and 96th, respectively, while junior Ellie Mockenhaupt took 102nd place with a time of 18:18.7 and freshman Ines Siepmann was 107th with a time of 18:29.8.
Next, MSA races in the Lakeville Invitational on Friday, Sept. 16.