West Ottawa Girls Varsity Cross Country

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Girls XC Wins Regional Championship

On the eve of Halloween the girls cross country team captured their second straight Regional Championship and earning a spot in the State Championship next Friday Nov 6th.  Arianne Olson (So.) was Regional runner-up in 18:34, while Abby Bonnema (Jr.) 6th, Sophie Bonnema (Jr.) 7th and Kaia Denhof (10th) all earned All-Region honors.  Lillian Reiner

Girls XC Wins Back-to-Back Conference Titles

The girls cross country won the OK Red Conference title today after going undefeated (7-0) in the regular season.  The Panthers dominated the front of the race with 6 All-Conference runners (Top 14) overall.  Arianne Olson [So.] won the overall Conference title in 18:22 – her second straight individual Conference championship.  Sophie Bonnema (Jr.) finished

Girls XC Suffers First Loss on Tiebreaker

When the MHSAA announced the return of sports, inevitably it came with some caveats for all sports.  For cross country one of the major changes was a cap set at 70 athletes per race.  Ultimately this resulted in some of the larger and most competitive invitational meets being cancelled due to logistical problems with the

Girls Cross Country Stays Undefeated

The girls cross country team moved to 5-0 in the OK Red and stayed undefeated on the season today with a 17-41 victory over Caledonia.  Running on a new course, the Panthers ran a lot of season and lifetimes best times at Caledonia.  Arianne Olson (So.) led the way winning in the race in 18:44. 

Girls Cross Country Wins Dual vs Grandville

The Girl’s Cross Country team won in dominant fashion against Grandville, taking 7 of the top 9 places and many of the athletes running season and personal bests.  Arianne Olson (So.) won the race in 18:36.  Sophie and Abby Bonnema (Jr.) were 3rd and 4th in 20:16 and 20:17, respectively.  Kaia Denhof (Jr.) finished 5th

Girls Cross Country Wins Cougar Falcon Invite

The Girls Cross Country team won the Cougar Falcon Invite at the Eagles Nest (Gainey Athletic Complex at Calvin University) today with 45 points.  Arianne Olson (So.) led the way winning the race in 18:14.  Sophie Bonnema (Jr.) and Abby Bonnema (Jr.) were 3rd and 4th in lifetime best times of 19:42 and 19:43, respectively. 

Girls Cross Country Runs Over #5 Rockford

In a highly anticipated showdown between WO and #5 ranked Rockford, the Girls XC team flexed their muscle to defeat the Rams handily 19 to 36.  The Panthers ran a team race up front, sweeping the first four places (1. Arianne Olson [So.], 2. Sophie Bonnema [Jr.], 3. Abby Bonnema [Jr.], 4. Megan Postma [So.]. 

Girls XC Defeats #12 Jenison

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

Girls XC Wins Bredeweg Invite

West Ottawa’s annual Bredeweg Invite looked a little different Saturday in this COVID19 era – limited to only 6 local teams (WO, Zeeland East and West, Holland Christian, Saugatuck and Hamilton) rather than the typical 20+ teams that attend. That didn’t stop the girls cross country team from winning there annual home invite with 38 pts,