Girls Varsity Cross Country · Hart Girls Varsity Cross Country finishes 1st place at Portage Invite, J.V. Girls 3rd place


  Place Points
Hart High School 1st 37
Shepherd High School 2nd 123
Calvin Christian High School 3rd 136
St. Francis High School 4th 142
McBain High School 5th 189

The Hart Girls Cross Country teams had an outstanding day at the Portage Invitational. The varsity team finished 1st out of 34 teams in D3. They made a statement when they came through the 1st mile grouped within seconds. Their hard work is paying off as post season is nearing. They were led by Savannah Ackley who led the D3 field in a 1st place finish in 18:58. Following Savannah was Lynae Ackley 5th, Audrey Enns 6th, MacKenzie Stitt 12th, Brenna Aerts 13th, Lauren VanderLaan 37th, and Layla Creed in 39th.

The J.V. girls also ran a great race finishing 3rd overall. They were led by Morgan Marvin’s 3rd place finish in 21:57. Morgan was followed by Sadie Sorensen 4th, Savanna Owens 13th, Abby Pretty 16th, Kelly VanderKodde 35, Gina VanderKodde 36th, and Dayrin Ramirez , 37th.

Medalists and records:
Brenna Aerts 19:46 season record, medalist
Savannah Ackley 18:58 season record, medalist
Lynae Ackley Medalist
Layla Creed 20:44 season record, medalist
MacKenzie Stitt 19:42 season record, medalist
Audrey Enns, Medalist
Lauren VanderLaan 20:39 season record, medalist
Morgan Marvin, 21:57 personal record, medalist
Sadie Sorensen, 22:05 season record
Savannah Owens, medalist
Abby Pretty, medalist
Kelly VanderKodde, 24:32.8, personal best, medalist
Gina VanderKodde, 24:32.9, season best, medalist
Dayrin Ramirez, 24:35 personal best, medalist