HUTCH WOMEN 4TH IN REGION VI, WEST RUNNER-UP

Sheila Too was Hutchinson's top runner for the fifth-straight race as the No. 15 Blue Dragons finished fourth in the Region VI Cross Country Championships on Saturday in Iola.
Sheila Too was Hutchinson's top runner for the fifth-straight race as the No. 15 Blue Dragons finished fourth in the Region VI Cross Country Championships on Saturday in Iola.

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IOLA – Sophomores Sheila Too and Gabby Collins both placed in the Top 10 to lead the No. 15-ranked Hutchinson Community College women's cross country team at the 2019 Region VI Cross Country Championship on Saturday.

The Blue Dragon women finished fourth in the regional final results and were the Jayhawk West runner-up.

Hutchinson scored 93 points in the Region VI standings, finishing behind team champion Cowley (42 points), Butler (67 points) and Pratt (87). Pratt edged the Blue Dragons by one point, 22-23, for the Jayhawk West team title.

FINAL REGION VI CROSS COUNTRY RESULTS

Too and Collins earned both All-Region and All-Jayhawk West honors on Saturday.

Too finished seventh in the region and third in the conference with a 5,000-meter time of 19:57.20, her third sub-20 minute performance of the season.

Collins earned all-region and all-league honors for the second-straight season. The Hutchinson All-American finished 10th in the region and fifth in the conference with a time of 20:28.17.

Sophomore Christina Bruce ran a time of 21:51.12 to finish 25th in the region and 13th in the Jayhawk West.

Freshman Megan Miller was right behind Bruce in 21:56.87 to finished 26th in the region and 14th in the conference.

Freshman Natalie Schroeder placed 39th in the region and 20th in the Jayhawk West with a time of 23:27.63.

Freshman Brooklyn Terstriep ran 24:34.64 to place 50th in the region and 25th in the Jayhawk Conference.

Colby's Abigael Kemboi swept the Region VI and Jayhawk West individual titles with a time of 19:03.34.

The Blue Dragons will compete in the 2019 NJCAA Cross Country Championships on November 11 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.