Girls Cross Country takes Second in Conference Meet

By: Tyler Eding

HOLLAND, Mich. – The Girl’s Cross Country team finished in 2nd place at the OK Green Conference Meet on Wednesday, October 21. The Hawkeyes placed in second, just behind Holland Christian, whose 44 points were enough to overtake Hamilton’s total of 53. The next closest team was Zeeland West, with a score of 68.

Erika Freyhof led the team with an individual conference championship, finishing 19 seconds ahead of the nearest competitor, who happens to be ranked second in the state.

Freyhof, who is ranked first in the state and 25th in the nation, along with her sister Audrey Freyhof, earned All-Conference honors for this season. Melinda Overbeek and Jennica Schaffer earned All-Conference Honorable Mention for the Hawkeyes. The girls will compete tonight, October 23, at the Allegan County meet. They will also participate in the Regional meet next week Saturday, October 31.