Nechanicky Breaks Heartland Meet Record, Leads Wayzata Girls


This fall it's Abbey Nechanicky's world and we're all just living in it. Nechanicky continued her torrid pace this season at the Heartland Regional where she won her 8th straight race of the season with a time of 16:44.70 to beat out Paityn Noe by 18 seconds. 

Nechanicky broke the previous course record in the process. The old course record was 16:48.67 set by former Math and Science Academy standout Tierney Wolfgram. 

1Abbey NechanickyWayzata16:44.70
2Tierney WolfgramMath and Science Academy16:48.67
3Molly BornShawnee Mission Northwest16:49.30
4Emily VentersLawrence Free State16:56.00
5Anna FenskeFarmington17:00.40

Nechanicky led the Wayzata girls to the team title at the meet, where they scored 75 points to beat out the Olathe West girls who scored 140 points. They placed all five scoring runners in the top 23 scorers and had a scorers average of 17:53 and a varsity average of 18:09, both season bests. 

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Nechanicky has seemingly set every record in sight now this season with five 5Ks under 17 minutes this season, a Heartland Regional course record, a Minnesota state meet record, Gale Wood Farms course record, and more! 

She ranks 3rd nationally for the 5K this season, only behind Irene Riggs and Ava Bushaw.