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There were nearly 200 runners in this race alone. Twelve races were held -- six each for boys and girls -- for schools of varying sizes and athletes of different levels as junior varsity and C Team races were also held.
The Tiger sophomore tied with senior Caley Shaffshall of Kansas City Christ Prepatory Academy, who happens to be a teammate of Rienbolt's on a summer league basketball team. They were both clocked at 15 minutes, 50.8 seconds.
Sophomore Sammy Laurenzo of Liberty (Mo.) North was the winner in 15:05.5 with freshman teammate Stephanie Boan clocking in at 15:37.3. Seven of the top eight finishers were either freshmen or sophomores with Shaftshall as the lone exception.
Maddison Dispensa of Chanute finished 22nd in 16:39.9. She was the only other Southeast Kansas League runner in the top 100.