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PR-B runners honored at team banquet

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The Pine River-Backus cross country team recently honored its boys’ and girls’ cross country runners at a fall banquet.

Receiving letters for the PR-B girls were Jess Hanneken, Madison Welte, Misato Marcum, Liz Downie, Cheyenne Swenson, Rebecca Weber, Emma Templeton, Laura Oates and Alexandra Hoopman. Downie, a junior, and Swenson, a sophomore, were choesn co-most valuable runners for the girls while Oates and Welte were voted most improved. Shayna Moore, a seventh-grader, was voted rookie of the year and was all-conference honorable mention.

Letterwinners for the PR-B boys were Josh Sechser, Jacob Butcher, Nick Ackerman, TJ Lukanen, Dallin Sonenstahl and Torrey Hirschey.

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