Sets of siblings run for SPASH at state
By John Kemmeter
The Stevens Point Area Senior High School (SPASH) boys and girls cross country teams had three sets of siblings as part of their lineups at the WIAA Division 1 State Meet at The Ridges Golf Course in Wisconsin Rapids Saturday, Oct. 28.
Seniors Johnny Hyland, Liam Belson and Mason Meixner ran for the SPASH boys team, while their younger sisters, sophomore Maddie Hyland, junior Grace Belson and sophomore Kamryn Meixner were part of the SPASH girls team, as they accounted for six of the 14 SPASH runners that competed at state.
“It’s been fun,” said Mason Meixner. “We grew up together, and we’re all really close.
“We all started in SPARC (Stevens Point Area Running Club), and just have always been working together,” he said.
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