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Trojans outpace Little Hawks at City’s XC invitational

IOWA CITY– The West High cross country Trojans won rival City High’s Little Hawk Invitational Thursday, Sept. 18, at the University of Iowa’s Ashton Cross Country Course. The Trojans’ 37 team points bought the win. City High was fourth in the four-team field with 68.
Akash Borde led West with a third-place finish in 16:22.2.
In junior varsity action (JV), City High prevailed with 26 team points to win, with the Trojans a close second with 29. Ethan Trepka led the JV boys for West with a third-place finish in 18:17.6.
The Trojans will be back at the Ashton course on Tuesday, Sept. 30, to host their own invitational. Junior high races start at 3:50 p.m. with the varsity boys expected to start around 4:30 p.m.
West High results as provided by Terry Coleman, City High AD:

Varsity boys
3, Akash Borde, 16:22.2. 4, Nick Feeley, 16:28.1. 6, Ali Abdalla, 16:41.3. 7, Adam Weis, 16:42.3. 17, Matthew Schneider, 17:26.7. 19, Noah Brase, 17:28.3. 21, Ian McGillicuddy, 17:31.6.

Team rankings
1, IC West, 37. 2, Dubuque Hempstead, 40. 3, Bettendorf, 68. 4, City High, 68.

JV team rankings
1, City High, 26. IC West, 29. 3, Dubuque Hempstead, 90. 4, Davenport Central, 104.