BOYS CROSS COUNTRY: Tiger boys begin season with 3rd-place finish at Rocket Run

Matt Kane
Sports Editor

CORCORAN — Finally, the Delano cross country teams ran against competition and got the 2019-20 season underway.

The Tigers were one of 11 teams to run under the mostly-overcast clouds on the plush turf at Shamrock Golf Course for the 47th running of the Rocket Run, hosted by Rockford.

After the ladies went first, the varsity boys took to the course. For Delano, that meant a third-place finish. The Tigers scored 85 points.

Minnehaha Academy won the team portion with 52 points. Northwest Nighthawks finished second with 74.

Northwest’s Luke Swanson won the race in the time of 16:46.5.

Cracking the top-10 for Delano was senior Jack Balsiger. He finished ninth with the time of 17:53.7.

READ MORE ABOUT THIS RACE IN FRIDAY’S DELANO HERALD JOURNAL

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