Meeker cross-country team ends up 10th at Eagle Valley meet

Meeker High School runner Julia Eskelson posted a 22:13 time in the Eagle Valley Cross Country Invitational at the Gypsum Creek Golf Course on Saturday, good enough for 32nd place overall among 178 runners. Eskelson was the top Cowboy runner for the girls while Briar Meszaros crossed the line in 24 minutes flat for a 70th place finish out of the large field.

Meeker High School runner Julia Eskelson posted a 22:13 time in the Eagle Valley Cross Country Invitational at the Gypsum Creek Golf Course on Saturday, good enough for 32nd place overall among 178 runners. Eskelson was the top Cowboy runner for the girls while Briar Meszaros crossed the line in 24 minutes flat for a 70th place finish out of the large field.
Meeker High School runner Julia Eskelson posted a 22:13 time in the Eagle Valley Cross Country Invitational at the Gypsum Creek Golf Course on Saturday, good enough for 32nd place overall among 178 runners. Eskelson was the top Cowboy runner for the girls while Briar Meszaros crossed the line in 24 minutes flat for a 70th place finish out of the large field.
MEEKER I The Gypsum Creek Golf Course hosted the Eagle Valley Cross-County Invitational on Saturday with 18 teams in attendance, including the Meeker High School distance-running boys team, which captured 10th place overall.

“It was a beautiful day for racing,” head coach Marty Casey said.
Austin Russell led the Meeker squad, with a 17:07 time, good enough for a fifth-place finish.
Marshal Pool was not far behind, crossing the line in 12th place, with a time of 17:32.
Christopher Strate was the third counter for the Cowboys this week, clocking in at 21 minutes flat and finishing in 110th place. Finishing just behind, in 113th place at 21:06, was Clay Anderson.
The Cowboys’ fifth counter was Matthew Beck, finishing 117th with a personal best of 21:10.
Pake Burke was the next Cowboy to finish, with a time of 21:50 and in 137th place. Josh Cochran crossed the line in 22 minutes flat for 141st place and Alex Murray ran his first race this season, finishing in 30:14, for 190th place.
The girls’ race followed, with Julia Eskelson posting a 22:13 time, good enough for 32nd place.
Briar Meszaros crossed the line in 24 minutes flat, for a 70th-place finish out of a field of 178 racers.
 “We saw some pretty strong competition this week, from a great group of schools,” Casey said. “We posted some nice times, and were able to get a 10th-place boy’s team finish.”