Scottie Men Finish in 10th Place at Region Meet

published October 31, 2012


Scottie Men Finish in 10th Place at Region Meet

The Highland Community College men’s cross country team finished in 10th place at the Region VI Meet held last Saturday at Johnson County Community College.

The Scotties finished with 246 team points. Colby Community College won the team title with 44 points. George Gathuru from Cloud County won the individual title with a time of 25:06.9.

Freshmen Brett Simshauser (Cuba, Mo.) led the Scotties with a 34th place finish in 27:23.0. Freshman Miguel Hernandez (Del Valle, Tex.) finished in 48th place in 27:51.6. Freshman Seth Parres (O’Fallon, Mo.) finished in 52nd place while sophomore Tim Borger (Eudora) was the 53rd place finisher. Sophomore Derek Wright (McLouth) finished in 59th place with a time of 28:35.5.

The Scotties next travel to the NJCAA Division I Cross Country National Championship Meet held at Rend Lake College in Ina, Illinois on Saturday, November 10. The meet begins at 10:00 a.m.


Name                                Place                            Time

Brett Simshauser              34                              27:23.0

Miquel Hernandez           48                              27:51.6

Seth Parres                        52                             28:06.5

Tim Borger                         53                             28:08.0

Derek Wright                      59                             28:35.5

Jonathan Oliva                  65                              29:07.1

Derrick Schluter                 76                             29:53.5

Keith Edmonds                                                       30:30.5

Nic Babel                                                                    33:07.6

Chris Babel                                                                33:26.6

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