At the Colt Carnival Invitational at Meadowbrook Saturday, Sept. 20, Hiland’s Hunter Yoder continued to earn his keep in the upper echelon of Inter-Valley Conference runners, placing 15th in 17:45, a very respectable finish in a field of 165 runners.
Alex Ventura was the number two Hiland runner, placing 85th in a time of 20:39. Lorin Hershberger finished 96th in 21:10, while Alijah Chupp was 11th in 21:38.
For the Lady Hawks, Melissa Hostetler ran a beautiful race, finishing 9th out of 99 runners in 21:37. Not far off of her pace was Julie Zinck, who cruised home in 13th in a time of 21:57. Brooke Miller earned a top-half finish by placing 49th in 25:06, while Emily Troyer was 76th in 28:10.