TROY, Ohio — The Indians didn’t have their star freshman, but they still found a way to stay in the top half.
Makenna Heitkamp wasn’t competing for the Fort Recovery High School girls cross country team, but they still managed to finish 15th out of 32 teams at the Troy Twilight Invite on Saturday.
The Indians finished with 429 points to tie with Brookeville while Lakota West took first with 83.
The boys placed 25th of 33 with 672 points. Walnut Hills won with 105.
Natalie Brunswick set the pace to finish 24th after 19:47.23.
Also scoring were Ellie Will (69), Joelle Kaup (73), Anna Roessner (145) and Jenna Hart (182).
Trevor Heiktamp led the boys with a fifth-place finish in 15:53.44. His time was a new school record, breaking the one he previously set Aug. 9 by 1.25 seconds.
Other scores came from Reece Diller (137), Parker Brunswick (176), Evan Evers (236) and Russell Hart (300).
The Middle School teams also competed, the boys finishing 16th, while the girls were 17th.
Reily Heitkamp (27) led the girls, finishing with a time of 14:06.58 while Alex Roessner (12:45.05) finished 57th for the boys.
Boys finish 11th
CELINA, Ohio — The Fort Recovery boys golf team finished 11th out of 19 teams at the Nate Niekamp Invite on Saturday at Mercer County Elks Golf Club.
Minster won the event with 315 strokes while the Indians lagged behind with 359.
Reece LeFevre earned the team-low for Fort Recovery with 83 strokes. He birdied the par-4 third hole while also shooting nine pars.
Colin Feathers of St. John’s was the match medalist, staying two strokes under par with a 70.
Keegan Muhlenkamp shot two birdies during the round en route to a 90. His birdies came on the par-5 first hole and the par-4 15th.
Alex Dues and Matthew Romer rounded out the team score for the Indians. They shot a 92 and 94 respectively.
Sage Wendel’s 97 did not affect the team score.