Muskies fare well at ‘Turkey Trot’


Another race led to another excellent showing by the Muskie cross-country team.
The black-and-gold represented Fort High well at the annual “Turkey Trot” races in Dryden on Thursday.
Trent Wilson wound up first for the fourth race in a row in topping the 49-runner field with a time of 17:51 in the mixed 5K race.
Owen Riches took fourth (18:59), followed by James Furlong in seventh (19:55) to round out the top 10.
Greta Fedoruk took 12th spot (20:51), Caden McGinnis was 13th (20:54), Leah Seguin was 14th (20:59), Alexia Gate was 15th (21:06), Maverick Morriseau was 16th (21:50), Tori Toriseva was 18th (22:23), while Corbin Riches rounded out the top 20 showing for the Muskies by winding up 19th (22:30).
Emma Toriseva finished just shy of crackign the top 20, placing 21st with a time of 22:47.
That was followed by Ashlyn Beck in 24th (23:10), with Chloe Dolyny (23:15), Montana Plasky (23:21), Jaida Norris (23:40), Matthew Watts (24:19), Jackson Marchant (24:23), Braydon Christiansen (24:31), and Lucius Medicine all following suit.
Alacea Yerxa wound up 34th (25:49), followed by Taylor Meekis in 39th (29:11), Rylee Booth om 40th (30:01), Nick Larson in 41st (30:44), Arianna Hyatt in 42nd (31:40), and Lillie McKenzie in 43rd (32:18) to round out the top 50 finishes by Fort High.
Miranda Wilson had the top Muskie showing in the girls’ 3K, nabbing silver with a time of 14:17 in the 42-runner field.
She was followed closely by Peyton Dolyny (14:18), who snared bronze, while Maddy Bliss wound up seventh (15:08).
Addyson Greer of the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints (Kenora) nabbed gold in that race (14:13).
Alex Booth was tops among the Muskies in the boys’ 3K race, placing eighth with a time of 14:24 in the 54-runner field.
He was followed by Thre Windigo in 10th (14:29) and Lucas Bailey in 11th (14:34).
Carson Saunders wound up 18th (15:36) while Hunter McLean was 22nd (15:58) and Jack Davis was 25th (16:19).
The Muskies will now have a bit of break before resuming action at the NWOSSAA championships next Tuesday and Wednesday (Oct. 22-23) in Thunder Bay.
OFSAA then will follow on Nov. 2 in Sudbury.