Prep cross country: Bouwers wins at West Sioux Invitational

Prep cross country: Bouwers wins at West Sioux Invitational


HAWARDEN, Iowa — North High School junior Jaysen Bouwers won the West Sioux Invitational on Thursday at the Hawarden Golf Club. 

Bouwers' winning time was 16 minutes, 4 seconds, which was 36 seconds better than teammate Will Lohr. 

Gehlen Catholic senior Will Roder finished third (16:52) then two more Stars runners — Beshanena Gutema (17:01) and Gabe Nash (17:01) — were fourth and fifth. 

Colin Greenwell was seventh (17:06) ahead of East freshman Dylan Nation at 17:28. 

North's Nick Walters was ninth (17:36) and Gehlen's Carson Tesch was 10th at 17:47. 

North won the team standings with 19 points. The Jays were third (76) and the 

There werefive local runners in the girls race who finished in the top-10. 

Kaia Downs led the locals with a second-place finish at 19:27. Black Raiders runner Sydney Helt was fifth (20:11) and Lillian Garay of North finished behind Helt by 7 seconds. 

Karlee Phillips was eighth at 20:37 and Elizabeth Jordan was ninth (20:38). 

Alea Hardie of O'Gorman won the race in 18:52, and O'Gorman edged East in the team standings 25-54. 


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