[Masthead] Fair ~ 45°F  
High: 66°F ~ Low: 53°F
Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Theisen books return trip to state meet

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

(Sentinel photo by Kent Jones) Le Mars Community sophomore Kenzie Theisen will be returning to the state cross country meet this season after improving from eighth place to second place in the state qualifying meet.
SPENCER -- Le Mars Community sophomore Kenzie Theisen placed second in Monday's 3A state qualifying meet in Spencer to return to the state cross country meet.

Theisen ran a second place time of 14:45.75, just seconds behind her personal best. Theisen placed second behind only Bethany Dykstra of MOC-Floyd Valley, who ran a time of 14:35.48.

Senior Yashila Permeswaran ran the second-best time for the Lady Bulldogs. Permeswaran placed 33rd at 17:09.20.

Sophomore Ellen Meis and senior Marissa Marek were originally classified as "did not finish," putting Le Mars in 10th place in the team scores, but Meis and Marek actually finished third and fifth for Le Mars.

The Lady 'Dogs placed seventh after the results were re-examined. Meis ran a time of 17:10.07 to place 35th and Marek ran a time of 17:32.84 to place 43rd.

Senior MicKie Theisen's time of 17:17.87 was fourth-best for Le Mars.

Senior Rodrigo Cobian was the highest finisher for the Bulldogs, placing 40th at 18:40.85.

Juniors Eli Engebretson and A.J. Schroeder placed 51st and 58th. Senior Drew Weiner ran a 62nd-place time of 19:47.52. Sophomore Trevor Kliever placed 68th for the final points for Le Mars.

The state cross county meet is this Saturday beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the Lakeside Municipal Golf Course in Fort Dodge.

The following is the results from the 3A state qualifying meet at Spencer on Monday:

(Sentinel photo by Kent Jones)
Varsity girls

1. Bethany Dykstra, MOC-FV, 14:35.48.

2. Kenzie Theisen, So., Le Mars, 14:45.75.

3. Tandy Wiseman, Algona, 15:21.22.

4. Sam Larson, Humboldt, 15:26.85.

5. Lindsay Joyce, Heelan, 15:33.94.

6. Caroline Ascherly, MOC-FV, 15:36.78.

7. Kamille Kronemann, Garner-Hayfield, 15:43.03.

8. Carson Leiting, Heelan, 15:49.16.

9. Cierra Guerrero, Spencer, 15:49.95.

10. Kenzie Mulder, MOC-FV, 15:51.59.

(Sentinel photo by Kent Jones) Le Mars Community senior Yashila Permeswaran was the second-best finisher for the Lady 'Dogs in Spencer on Monday.
33. Yashila Permeswaran, Sr., Le Mars, 17:09.20.

35. Ellen Meis, So., Le Mars, 17:10.07.

37. MicKie Theisen, Sr., Le Mars, 17:17.87.

43. Marissa Marek, Sr., Le Mars, 17:32.84.

44. Katrina Engebretson, Fr., Le Mars, 17:35.18.

47. Meredith Rand, Sr., Le Mars, 17:38.93.

Varsity team scores: 1. MOC-Floyd Valley, 46; 2. Bishop Heelan Catholic, 60; 3. Spencer, 126; 4. Algona, 126; 5. Garner-Hayfield, 144; 6. Estherville-Lincoln Central, 149; 7. Le Mars Community, 150; 8. Clear Lake, 208; 9. Webster City, 227; 10. Humboldt, 238; 11. Denison-Schleswig, 330; 12. Sergeant Bluff-Luton, 364; 13. Storm Lake, 377.

(Sentinel photo by Kent Jones) Le Mars Community senior Rodrigo Cobian led the Bulldogs once again on Monday with a 40th-place finish in the state qualifying meet in Spencer.
Varsity boys

1. Alec De Vries, Heelan, 16:35.30.

2. Ryan Bauermeister, Spencer, 16:54.17.

3. Alec Pavone, Heelan, 17:01.29.

4. Tommy Thelan, Heelan, 17:05.70.

5. Matt Behrens, Spencer, 17:06.94.

6. Michael Heffernan, Heelan, 17:08.58.

7. Joel Toppin, Garner-Hayfield, 17:09.70.

8. Coleman McAllister, MOC-FV, 17:11.18.

9. Fernando Ramos, Storm Lake, 17:13.62.

10. Antonio DiMarco, Clear Lake, 17:14.17.

40. Rodrigo Cobian, Sr., Le Mars, 18:40.85.

51. Eli Engebretson, Jr., Le Mars, 19:05.39.

58. A.J. Schroeder, Jr., Le Mars, 19:25.95.

(Sentinel photo by Kent Jones) Le Mars Community junior Eli Engebretson placed 51st in the state qualifying meet in Spencer on Monday.
62. Drew Weiner, Sr., Le Mars, 19:47.52.

68. Trevor Kliever, So., Le Mars, 20:16.97.

73. Joel Haden, Jr., Le Mars, 20:54.59.

74. Brett Marek, So., Le Mars, 21:01.30.

Varsity team scores: 1. Bishop Heelan Catholic, 50; 2. Spencer, 102; 3. Garner-Hayfield, 109; 4. MOC-Floyd Valley, 119; 5. Algona, 124; 6. Clear Lake, 131; 7. Storm Lake, 140; 8. Webster City, 145; 9. Humboldt, 173; 10. Le Mars Community, 279; 11. Denison-Schleswig, 280; 12. Sergeant Bluff-Luton, 382.

Respond to this story

Posting a comment requires free registration:

© 2016 Le Mars Daily Sentinel