Eagles show progress in North Cedar meet


Cross Country

   Midland’s cross country boys competed in the North Cedar Invitational Sept. 25 at the 3/30 Club in Lowden . Carter Willms had a top-20 finish, taking 17th place  in 20:17.75. Jayson Ruley was 28th in 21:02.59.

   “The guys are looking more comfortable running a race,” Midland coach Jon Eganhouse said. “Now is the final push to drop their times.”



   Midland’s football team traveled to Gilbertville to take on Don Bosco, and lost 63-0.

   The Eagles (2-4) were led defensively by Keegan Rushford, who had eight tackles; and Dane Ballou, who had seven tackles, including 2.5 tackles-for-loss. Matt Sauer had four tackles, two of those for lost yardage.

   Midland had 26 total offensive yards.



   Midland racked up some strong numbers despite losing a pair of Tri-Rivers Conference matches last week.

   The Eagles (1-4, 2-21) played host to Calamus-Wheatland Sept. 26, and lost 14-25, 10-25, 12-25. Midland recorded 31 digs, led by Jayde Martin with nine, Gracie Harrington with eight and Emerson Miller with six. Sophia Hunter served four aces, and Harrington had two. Addison Miller had six assists. Emerson Huston and A.J. Soper had three kills apiece.

   At Easton Valley Sept. 28, Midland fell 23-25, 17-25, 16-25. Miller had 15 assists in that match. Anna Bartels had six kills, and Huston had five. Harrington totaled 26 kills, Huston had 13 and Hunter had 10. Harrington served 17-for-17, Martin was 12-for-12 and Miller was 11-for-11.




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