Best of NIB-12 XC recognized
KANELAND—Earlier this month, the Northern Illinois Big XII Conference released its girls and boys list for premier All-Conference runners.
The boys and girls side had 21 runners each, based on October’s NIB-12 race in Elburn.
The Lady Knight contingent included junior Jen Howland, senior Andie Strang and sophomore Ashley Castellanos.
Conference champ Dixon was represented by Haley Thorpe, Chelsea Sondgeroth, Brittany Schwarz, Brooke Bailey and Megan Burger.
DeKalb was represented by Kelsey Schrader and Desa Diedrich. Geneseo had Emily Ford and Paige Gatter. Yorkville brought Ali Hester, Casey Kramer, Esther Bell, Bree Steupfert and Leena Palmer.
Sycamore was represented by Tessa Strack, Maggie Lalowski and Morgan Morreale. Rochelle’s lone rep was Hannah Gille.
For the boys’ side, Kaneland’s one representative was senior Trevor Holm.
Conference champions Yorkville added Eric Baker, Zak Arcara, Chris Kellogg, Scott King, Kyle Dhuse and Karl Bomba.
Sterling was highlighted by Jacob Landis and Dylan Harkness.
Dixon had Simon Thorpe, Roy Hummell and Aaron Grady.
DeKalb was repped by Marc Dubrik.
Morris had Heath Hougas as part of the list, while Sycamore had Mark Stice, and Geneseo added Jordan Starkey, Kyle Reiling Jr. and Thomas Sigwalt. Rochelle had Kevin Smith Jr.,and Tyler Rivera.