The Nemaha Central Middle School Cross Country team traveled to Marysville on Saturday, September 4. This was the first meet of the season. There are seven middle schoolers out for the cross country. They include Bob Langill, Harry Langill, Colten Corby, Gus Rusche, Rachel Nordhus, Brady Koch, and Carson Edelman. Bob Langill is in eighth grade and the rest are all seventh graders. The athletes ran a two-mile race. The NC runners were looking to get a good time to start their season off strong.
The race consisted of 17 boy runners and 10 girl runners. Brady Koch finished with a time of 12:40 coming in first. Bob Langill finished with a time of 13:07 coming in second. Colten Corby finished with a time of 13:25 coming in fourth. Harry Langill finished with a time of 13:29 coming in fifth. Carson Edelman finished with a time of 16:31 coming in twenty-first. Gus Rusche finished with a time of 17:34 coming in twenty-fourth. Rachel Nordhus was the only NC girl runner and finished with a time of 15:48 coming in third in the girls' division
“I felt the meet went great and I’ve seen a lot of improvement in every one since the first day of practice,” said Brady Koch.
The NC team had four people in the top five overall which was great for their first meet. They hope to keep up the good work and do well at upcoming meets.