Ipswich Cross Country runners open season in Pierre
September 2, 2020
Ipswich attended a season-opening cross country invite in Pierre last Friday.
At least one IHS runner was entered into each of the seven events. For instance, there were two Tiger girls in the 4000-meter varsity run, won by Jessica Lutmer of Pierre Riggs in 16:09.75. There were 21 total runners there, including Ipswich's Ashley Ptacek, tenth in 18:19.64 and Emily DeRaad 14th in 18:45.26.
That same distance junior varsity run, consisting of 30 runners, saw Ashlinn Hartwell placing second only to Evelyn Trefz of Aberdeen Central 18:01.70 to 18:15.38. Sommer DeRaad also competed in that eve...