Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Kirtland sweeps Grand Valley Quad

ORWELL—Led by individual champions John Sayle and Reilly Greenlee, Kirtland swept the boys and girls team titles at Grand Valley’s quad meet on Wednesday.

Sayle ran a time of 17:53 to beat second-place finisher David Steimle of Grand Valley by nearly two full minutes. Steimle finished in 19:52.

Greenlee won the girls’ race with a time of 22:33. Kirtland’s Julie Namciu finished second in 23:04.

Boys Individual Finishers

1. John Sayle (Kirtland) 17:53
2. David Steimle (Grand Valley) 19:52
3. Ian McGreal (Kirtland) 20:40
4. Jonny Jackson (Kirtland) 20:42
5. Thomas Bond (Newbury) 20:48
6. Joey Bond (Newbury) 21:20
7. Max Bogardus (Grand Valley) 22:51
8. Josh Wolfe (Kirtland) 23:03
9. Aidan Marsh (Kirtland) 23:15
10. Cheyenne Dockery (Grand Valley) 23:25

Girls Individual Finishers

1. Reilly Greenlee (Kirtland) 22:33
2. Julie Namciu (Kirtland) 23:04
3. Annabell Hlebak (Grand Valley) 23:24
4. Delaney Kuczkowski (Kirtland) 25:08
5. Aimee Baldrey (Kirtland) 25:42
6. Mateja Mrva (Kirtland) 26:21
7. Jenna Ayer (Cardinal) 26:43
8. Cassie Nguyen (Cardinal) 26:57
9 .Hannah Havixbeck-Hartmann (Kirtland) 29:59
10. Maya Hill (Kirtland) 30:07
11. Carson Fulford (Kirtland) 30:26
12. Paxton Moore (Cardinal) 30:40
13. Hanna Neikirk (Cardinal) 31:12


Cardinal’s Jenna Ayer

Grand Valley’s David Steimle

Kirtland’s John Sayle

Kirtland’s Reilly Greenlee

Steve Hare
Steve Hare is the Chagrin Valley Conference's Sports Information Director. He also created and publishes, an online publication dedicated to providing hyperlocal coverage to area high school athletic programs. Hare began covering high school sports for the Lake County News Herald in 1997. Hare attended Willoughby South High School through the middle of his senior year, then graduated from Berkshire High School in Burton in 1986. He played football, wrestled and was an all-Geauga county baseball player (1986). He lives in Chardon with his wife Paulette and their children.

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