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December 10, 2019

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Nygaard finishes 8th in field of 216 at Tiffin carnival

By Cort Reynolds

TIFFIN - The Bluffton boys cross country team finished 14th out of 33 teams in race four of the Tiffin Cross Country Carnival Saturday at Hedges-Boyer Park.

Freshman Erik Nygaard finished a strong eighth in a field of 216 runners with a time of 17:48.1 to pace the Pirate harriers.

Junior Elijah Conley came in 33rd in 18:50.4. Freshman Wyatt Lovell ended up 119th in 20:28.1. Freshman Sam Derstine finished 122nd in 20:33.7. Sophomore Trey Boblitt was the fifth Pirate scorer, coming in 149th with a time of 21:37.4.

Sandusky SMCC won the team title easily with just 45 points. Defiance Tinora was a distant second with 103 points. Bluffton scored 431 points.

Brett Reed of Sandusky SMCC won the race in a timeof 17:11.

Bluffton runs in the Riverdale Invite Thursday evening, Sept. 12.