Girls Varsity/JV Cross Country
Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- Aug 27, 2021
The Grandville girls cross country team competed at the Under the Lights Invitational this past Friday night for their first race of the season. Junior Allie Arnsman (18:41) led the varsity team and finished third overall with the 8th fastest junior time ever for Grandville Girls cross country. Sarah Etcher (21:25) finished in 35th with a new personal record, followed by Jordyn Harrington (21:45) in 47th. Chloe DeRidder (22:10) and Leah VanSpronsen (23:07) rounded out the top five in their first high school cross country meet to help the team finish 12th overall in a very competitive race.
Elise Ferguson (21:59) won the JV race, just 15 seconds away from her personal best time and a full minute ahead of second place. She was followed by Zoe Laporte (25:51) in her first cross country 5k race ever, Lydia DeCook (26:12), Makenna Kolenda (28:09), and Adi Martin (28:17). The girls JV finished 12th overall.
In the freshmen JV race, Lizzy Carillo (24:53) finished third overall, followed by Leona Keuvelaar (26:53), Kassey Pachulski (28:37), Monroe Grifhorst (28:55), and Samantha Richards (30:58). The freshmen girls finished first in the freshmen JV division.
The team had many other girls who ran their first high school cross country race, including Daisy Reava (28:22), Olivia Fritz (32:37), Lauryn Brachman (32:55), and Audrey Huff (23:44). Additionally, Emma Kusmierski (26:05) ran to a personal best time.