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Keeney and Mac deliver one-two punch for Lightning

Liberty and CCA squads run Regina’s Bob Brown Cross Country Classic

IOWA CITY– The Lightning struck twice Thursday, Sept. 3, at the Iowa City Regina Catholic High School Bob Brown Cross Country Classic where Liberty High won both the girls and boys team titles. The large field was broken down into “A” and “B” races due to COVID-19 mitigation strategies.
Liberty junior Ashlyn Keeney won the event in 19:33.61 with senior teammate Cami Mac hot on her heels in 19:43.41 for second place. Senior McKenzie Logan and freshman Cori Mac were fourth and fifth in 21:12.37 and 21:13.91, respectively.
Liberty took the boys competition with a second- through sixth-place convoy of Bolts.
Senior Bo Gryp was second in 17:08.67, junior Christian Montover was third in 17:10.83, senior Caleb Schillinger was fourth in 17:26.33, senior Jack Kinzer took fifth in 17:38.28 and junior Gavin Keeney was sixth in 17:39.46.
Sophomore Haidyn Barker led Clear Creek Amana (CCA) to a second-place finish in the “A” race, and ninth place finish overall (A and B combined) with her fifth-place finish in 21:33.87. Sophomore Avery Allan was 11th in 23:50.72 and junior Allie Kounkel was 18th in 24:22.65.
Senior Brandon Barker led the Clippers to a second-place team finish in the A race, and seventh place overall (combined A and B scores) with his third place showing in 17:35.71. Freshman Gavin Zillyette was seventh in 18:27.46 and sophomore Peyton Stadler was ninth in 18:51.74.

Group A team results (Girls)— 1, Western Dubuque, 26. 2, Clear Creek Amana, 78. 3, Marion, 79. 4, Prince of Peace, 88. 5, Anamosa, 121. 6, Cascade, 135.
Clear Creek Amana individual results—5, Haidyn Barker, 21:33.87. 11, Avery Allan, 23:50.72. 18, Allie Kounkel, 24:22.65. 22, Kayla Jiras, 24:42.14. 26, Alaina Schwitzer, 25:00.69. 33, Emily Coleman, 25:26.72. 38, Ava Oldman, 26:17.55. 40, Meghan Cullen, 26:25.53. 42, Eva Plathe, 26:27.56. 51, Isabella DiBeasi, 30:34.55.
Group A team results (Boys)— 1, Marion, 47. 2, Clear Creek Amana, 58. 3, Western Dubuque, 83. 4, Cascade, 87. 5, Calamus-Wheatland, 112. 6, Anamosa, 145.
Clear Creek Amana individual results— 3, Brandon Barker, 17:35.71. 7, Gavin Zillyette, 18:27.46. 9, Peyton Stadler, 18:51.74. 21, Tanner Tomas, 19:51.56. 22, Cameron Kimm, 20:14.25. 23, Jackson Schloss, 20:18.19. 27, Michael Potter, 20:32.45. 28, Christian Withrow, 20:32.89. 31, Jack Hagen, 20:43.81. 37, Fred Schultz, 21:15.64. 38, Drayden Johnson, 21:21.00. 39, Andrew Cartier, 21:22.39. 48, Conner Bonde, 21:55.71. 49, Taylor Christensen, 22:05.20. 53, Konner Kenne, 22:22.09. 57, Thomas Stiltner, 22:50.03. 61, Dylan Niblo, 23:30.63. 62, Cole Holmes, 23:50.73. 63, Dante Umoren, 23:56.61. 70, Jordan VanHorn, 24:35.63. 71, Harkaran Gill, 25:37.78. 77, Cole Iburg, 28:18.06.
Group B team results (Girls)— 1, Liberty High, 23. 2, Solon, 68. 3, Tipton, 95. 4, Mount Vernon-Lisbon, 97. 5, Monticello, 132. 6, Iowa City Regina, 136. 7, Wilton, 202. 8, North Cedar, 209.
Liberty High individual results— 1, Ashlyn Keeney, 19:33.61. 2, Cami Mac, 19:43.41. 4, McKenzie Logan, 21:12.37. 5, Cori Mac, 21:13.91. 11, Chaise Lange, 22:06.35. 16, Malia Taylor, 22:28.76. 25, Grace Ceynar, 23:22.91. 49, Carly Sulwer, 25:13.52. 54, Ashley Bonilla, 25:31.75. 62, Sophie Faga, 26:19.22. 67, Christella Luyeye, 26:58.10. 73, Aleah Rees, 27:21.44. 80, Leela Strand, 28:34.00. 88, Avery Clark, 29:37.73.
Group B team results (Boys)— 1, Liberty High, 20. 2, Tipton, 83. 3, Mount Vernon – Lisbon, 86. 4, Solon, 88. 5, Monticello, 91. 6, Iowa City Regina, 197. 7, Wilton, 217. 8, North Cedar, 238.
Liberty High individual results— 2, Bo Gryp, 17:08.67. 3, Christian Montover, 17:10.83. 4, Caleb Schillinger, 17:26.33. 5, Jack Kinzer, 17:38.28. 6, Gavin Keeney, 17:39.46. 8, Aidan Decker, 17:47.40. 11, Jordan Robinson, 18:00.93. 16, Boden Bisgard, 18:28.99. 19, Ethan Keeney, 18:39.69. 20, Logan Nelson, 18:40.46. 21, Spencer Knight, 18:45.97. 30, Ethan Bartachek, 19:16.04. 31, Jack Abel, 19:19.37. 35, Jonathan Kamba Kaleka, 19:24.17. 37, Nathan Kinzer, 19:26.93. 39, Tyson Baker, 19:27.98. 42, Luke Thompson, 19:33.74. 50, Maddux Johnson, 19:51.80. 52, Gavin Hayes, 20:03.30. 53, Iben Coohey, 20:09.47. 57, Andrew Kaczka, 20:21.94. 69, Connor Ahrens, 20:45.56. 75, Cal Henk, 20:54.39. 77, Jaden Frantz, 21:01.67. 8, Damien Garrett, 21:30.23. 97, Jack Anderson, 21:43.10. 98, Timothy Welch, 21:51.59. 102, Will Thompson, 21:59.69. 138, Caden Sadler, 24:25.61. 142, Adam Schultz, 24:45.54. 145, Gavin Nelson, 25:23.00.151, Cole Kerns, 26:37.53. 154, Andrew Cargin, 27:38.03.
Combined “A” “B” team scores (Girls)— 1, Liberty High, 35. 2, Western Dubuque, 87. 3, Solon, 97. 4, Mount Vernon-Lisbon, 131. 5, Tipton, 131. 6, Monticello, 180. 7, Iowa City Regina, 207. 8, Marion, 209. 9, Clear Creek Amana, 228. 10, Prince of Peace, 259. 11, Anamosa, 319. 12, Wilton, 332. 13, Cascade, 333. 14, North Cedar, 342.
Combined “A” “B” team scores (Boys)— 1, Liberty High, 30. 2, Mount Vernon-Lisbon, 125. 3, Tipton, 125. 4, Solon, 126. 5, Marion, 130. 6, Monticello, 135. 7, Clear Creek Amana, 167. 8, Western Dubuque, 217. 9, Cascade, 233. 10, Calamus-Wheatland, 269. 11, Iowa City Regina, 318. 12, Anamosa, 346. 13, Wilton, 374. 14, North Cedar, 421.