HutchCC Sports Information
VICTORIA – Freshman Connor Kaufman led the Hutchinson Community College men's cross country team to a fifth-place finish on Saturday at a soggy Fort Hays State Tiger Open at Sand Trail Nature Trail.
The first race was delayed one hour because heavy overnight rains left a lot of standing water on the course.
The Blue Dragons finished with 144 points to place fifth overall. The Dragons were the fourth-highest Jayhawk Conference team of nine teams competing. Allen won the men's team title with 30 points.
Kaufman played 27th to lead the Blue Dragons with a time of 27 minutes, 9.04 seconds. Freshman Jared Stark was 30th in a time of 27:17.1.
The Blue Dragons then packed up well.
Myles Hansen placed 91st in 28:36.6.
The Blue Dragons will run next at the Isom Invitational on Monday, October 16 in El Dorado.