Braham CC boys 2nd at GRCs; Eskuri finishes as girls runner-up

Braham senior Rachel Eskuri
Braham senior Rachel Eskuri

The Braham boys placed 2nd to host Pine City among the five teams competing at the Oct. 10 Great River Conference cross country finals. Logan Leavey placed 8th at 19:12 to bring home All-Conference honors from the race.

Nick Jones, with a personal-best 19:33 on the 5K course, and Connor TenNapel at 19:40 were GRC Honorable Mention for the Bombers. Finishing just behind them were Thomas Warner (13th, 19:46), Cody Anderson (14th, 19:49), Pen Sullivan (17th, 19:53- PB) and Sam Foote (23rd, 21:06).

Rachel Eskuri cruised to a runner-up time of 16:46 in her final GRC race to earn All-Conference for the Braham girls. Amanda Otto (17th, 18:45), Kaitlyn Dordal (25th, 20:11) and Jenna Winter (27th, 20:52) also ran for the Bombers.

Christian Patterson had his best time of 20:04 to place 11th in the JV boys race. Calvin Engberg won the middle school boys race at 11:56, and Mackenzie Warner was 4th among middle school girls at 14:41.

• The Mississippi 8 CC finals were moved from Oct. 15 to Oct. 16 due to the heavy rain on Tuesday.