Multiple Teams · CC Girl’s Finish 4th in Terre Haute


The BHS cross country teams competed at the Terre Haute Savings Bank State Preview meet on Saturday, September 3rd. The Bruins competed in the 1A-3A division.

The ladies placed 4th out of 10 teams, finishing just one point behind the third placed team. Leading the way for the ladies was Falynne Reed with a season best time of 21:49, placing 11th. Reed was followed by Jamie Twibell in a time of 23:19 (27th),  Natalie Thurman in a PR of 23:30 (30th), Bry Futrell in 23:34 (32nd), and Jordan Charnley rounded out the ladies in a time of 24:20 (43rd). There were 110 ladies in the race.
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“The ladies proved they could be tough running a course today that was much different than what we are used to seeing. The hilly terrain provided a different training opportunity as well. All of our ladies gave great efforts today and times will continue to drop. I’d like to see our pack time from 1-5 improve,” according to Coach Gleckler

The boys team placed 16th of 18 teams and was led by Andrew Thurman once again. His time of 17:56 was good for 21st place. Finishing second for the Bruins was Cameron Rinker with a PR of nearly 2 minutes and 30 seconds in 22:06 (114th). He was followed by Jacob Clamme in a large PR as well of 22:17 (121st). Evan DuBois (142nd) and Logun Dienberg (143rd) rounded out the team. There were 165 runners in the race.

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“I am impressed with our growth and happy that we were able to have 5 healthy runners in order to have a full team for the first time this season on the boys’ side,” added Coach Gleckler.

It is great that our teams were given the opportunity to compete on such a prestigious course! We are really looking forward to all of the support we can get next weekend as we host the 31st annual Blackford Invitational on Saturday, September 10 at 9:30am.