The girls cross country team stepped up in a big way Tuesday, defeating #12 ranked Jenison (25-30) without their top runner Arianne Olson (Fr.). Sophie Bonnema (Jr.) came away with her first career win in a lifetime best 20:07. She was followed by her sister Abby in 3rd (20:16), Megan Postma (So.) 4th in 21:03, Kaia Denhof (Jr.) 7th in 21:21, and Lillian Reiner (So.) 10th in 22:02. Abby Green (Jr.) 11th in 22:12 and Lauren Catton (Fr.) 14th in 24:11, rounded out the Varsity scorers.
The JV team dominated in a big way, defeating Jenison 22 to 37. Anna VanderWege (Jr.) led the way in 1st (24:43), Ava McBride (So.) was 3rd in 25:13, followed by Rachel Kennedy (So.), Lily Bartels (Sr.) and Kayla Berghorst in 5th, 6th, and 7th.
The Panthers face #5 ranked Rockford at home next Tuesday.
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