Personal-bests line up for Bomber CC at Milaca Mega Meet

Braham joined the throngs of teams competing at the Sept. 21 Milaca Mega Meet, and the Bombers enjoyed a day filled with personal-best and season-best runs.

Left) Senior Connor TenNapel placed 47th in the Milaca Mega Meet Class A boys race for the Bombers. He holds the season-low time of 18:21 for the 5K.  Photos by Gary Larson, Mille Lacs County Times

 Senior Connor TenNapel (L) placed 47th in the Milaca Mega Meet Class A boys race for the Bombers. He holds the season-low time of 18:21 for the 5K. Photos by Gary Larson, Mille Lacs County Times

The Braham boys fastest 5K time of the season was broken three times over the course of the various age division races on Stones Throw GC. Racing in the 9th grade boys 5K, Logan Leavey ran to an 18:23 finish to place 13th out of 339 racers to break Connor TenNapel’s existing mark. A half-hour later, Thomas Warner finished 29th out of 283 runners in the boys 10th grade race at 18:22. Two hours after that, TenNapel regained the team low for the season when he placed 47th out of 221 varsity boys runners at 18:21.

The Braham 10th grade squad placed 18th out of 24 teams in their division. Along with Warner running that race were Cody Anderson (19:45- PB), Nick Jones (20:33- PB), Sam Foote (21:30) and John Ellingson (21:38- PB). Christian Patterson added a personal-best 21:06 while running in the 9th grade boys race.

For the Bomber girls, Rachel Eskuri dropped her best time of the season by 50 seconds when she placed 35th out of 209 racers with a 16:41 run in the Class A 4K. Jenna Winter also ran in the varsity race, coming in at 20:41.

In the 9th grade girls 4K, Amanda Otto set a personal-best with her 18:11 time, placing 53rd out of 209 runners. Kaitlyn Dordal set a new personal mark of 18:41 for 44th place in that same race.

Senior Rachel Eskuri (right) placed 35th in the ‘A’ girls race which had 209 runners competing.

Senior Rachel Eskuri (right) placed 35th in the ‘A’ girls race which had 209 runners competing.

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