OSSIAN — Since its beginning in 2000, Maple Creek Middle School (Carroll High School) has created a cross country dynasty, racing to a conference championship for 12 straight years.
After an intense summer of training, the Indian Springs Middle School varsity girls hoped to hand the Maple Creek Bobcats a season-opening loss at the Norwell Invitational.
Led by a first-place victory from 8th grader Ashley Johnson, the girls almost succeeded, but endured a heartbreaking loss to the Bobcats by just one point.
Following Johnson’s victory, ran in 11:33, was Shay Trump in fifth place for ISMS with a time of 12:16.
Coming in eighth was Bailie Brown in a time of 12:38.
Tenth overall was Lauren Keller in a time of 12:41, followed by Alissa Jagger who came in 11th at 12:48.
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