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September 26, 2012
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Incline Middle School athletes fast at South Tahoe

Led by first-place finisher Kate Rye, the Incline Middle School sixth- and seventh-grade girls finished first as a team at the annual South Tahoe Cross Country meet last Thursday.

Rye ran the challenging course in a time of 16:01, finishing just ahead of two other girls. Also with a top-10 finish in the sixth/seventh-grade race from IMS was Madelynne Sewell, who finished 10th with a time of 17:51.

IMS athletes Ella Kuzyk (18:46), Chandler Cohn (19:58) and Morgan Brooks (22:15) completed the top five scores with places of 16th, 26th and 34th, respectively. These five girls posted a score of 80 points, with the second- and third-place teams earning 88 and 91 points.

Of the 124 boys in the sixth/seventh-grade race, IMS also posted multiple top finishers, resulting in a third-place team finish.

Michael Lampe finished fourth with a time 15:55. Just missing a top 10 finish, Ian Smith was 12th with a time of 16:56. Closely following were Paul Larson (17:07) and Dalton Fry (17:17) in 14th and 17th places, respectively. Rounding out the five boys who scored points was George Hummer in 52nd place (19:13).

IMS eighth-grader Chase Buergin placed 12th with a time of 16:14. He was closely followed by teammate Johnny Lockard in 16th place (16:52).

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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Sep 26, 2012 08:14PM Published Sep 26, 2012 08:14PM Copyright 2012 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.