Hatchet Cross Country Teams Finish Their Seasons at State Meet Published on 11/02/2020 under Sports On a windy Saturday the Hatchet Cross-Country team finished their season at the State Division 2 Championships at Colby High School in the second session of the day on their school grounds. The girls won their grouping of four teams and improved upon last year's finish as they placed 8th of 12 teams while senior Noah Buckwalter, an individual qualifier for the Hatchet boys also improved (some 20 places) with his 45
th place in the 114-runner D2 state field.

In the first race of session two, Tomahawk freshman Rachael Reilly put herself in a nice position early and worked her way into a top ten finish (9th) in her session and placed 27th overall (13th in the team scoring) in a time of 20:30 over the 5000 meter course. Sophomore Greta Tjugum ran strong through her entire race placing 13th in session two 43rd overall (24th in the team scoring) in 21:08. Junior Kate Reilly was the next Hatchet to the finish tape with her 19th place effort in session two, (62nd overall/36th in the team scoring) in a time of 21:40. Sophomore Morgan Hansmann and junior Emily Lacina were the final scoring Hatchets placing 22nd and 23rd in session two (73rd and 75th overall & 45th and 47th in the team scoring) in times of 22:08 and 22:10 respectively. Junior Macey Mann became an important displacer as
she finished 25th in session 2 (85th overall and 56th in the team scoring) in a time of 22:25. Also, getting great state-level experience in her first state championship race was junior Ava Dragosh (110th overall, 80th team)-23:47.

This was the lady Hatchets second consecutive trip to State and 17th team appearance since 1993.

The Tomahawk boys were represented at State by senior Noah Buckwalter. In his final Cross-Country race as a Hatchet, Noah was in the top ten in session two early on and sat 14th after two miles. His 17:45 clocking was good for a 15th place finish in session two
and 45th place overall in the 114-runner field.

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