All-Conference in cross country is determined by the TRC Meet, which occurred on October 17. All the All-TRC kids were noted in the October 30 Fillmore County Journal Sports, but a few things could have elaborated on.
Making All-TRC on the boys side were LARPH’s Ryan Prinsen, Brennan Kunst, Aaron Ploetz, Isaac Rasmussen, Tyler Betthauser, Treyton Heyland and Hunter Rislov, GMLOS’ Carter Glynn and Erik Shaw, and LFC’s Isaac Snyder. Betthauser, a senior, earned his fourth All-TRC nod. He took 15th, 13th, 8th and 14th places the last four years. Prinsen, also a senior, earned his third All-TRC nod. He took 10th, 6th and 4th places the last three years. Snyder also capped a three-time All-TRC career. He took 14th, 7th and 16th places the last three years. Kunst and Glynn each earned their second All-TRC nods. Ploetz, Rasmussen, Heyland, Rislov and Shaw were all first-timers. Shaw did so as a senior. The LARPH guys all combined to win the 1A Meet and compete at state, taking 8th place.
Making All-TRC on the girls side were Chatfield’s Lexi Kivimagi and Charlotte Oeltjen, LFC’s Autumn Rakosnik and Lillyan Kiehne, Kingsland’s Kylie Meyer, and LARPH’s Lauren Honken. Honken, a senior notched her sixth All-TRC nod. Honken has finished top 21 every year of her career. She took 17th, 8th, 18th, 13th, 11th and 21st the last six years, a rare and great feat. LFC’s Kiehne notched her fourth All-TRC nod. A sophomore, she has been TRC top 21 all four years of her running career, taking 7th, 2nd, 17th and 7th. Kivimagi and Oeltjen each earned their third All-TRC nods. Kivimagi has taken 3rd, 5th and 2nd the past three years, Oeltjen 21st, 19th and 5th. Meyer earned her second All-TRC bid. Kivimagi and Rakosnik went on to take first and second at the 1A meet and compete at the state tourney.