The Cross Country teams competed at the District Meet in Galion this weekend.
The Boys team finished 2nd and brought home the District Runner Up trophy! The boys team is headed to the regional race for the 4th straight year. Tommy O’Neill led the Cougars with a 4th place finish with a time of 17:33 and earned an Individual Qualifier spot to the Regional race. Jimmy Dunn finished 7th with a time of 17:53 and also qualified individually for the Regional race. Robbie Johnson also qualified for the Regional race with his 10th place finish and a time of 18:15. Also helping the 2nd place finish were Payton Eichelberger in 13th with a time of 18:29, Colton Oliver in 25th with a 19:05, James McPherran in 32nd with a 19:26, and Quinn Wright in 34th with a 19:52.
The Girls finished 3rd in their race and are headed to the Regional race for the 3rd straight year. Morgan Welch led the team with a 3rd place finish and an Individual Regional Qualifier performance! She had a time of 20:41. Abby Rall finished second for the team in 13th place with a time of 21:53. Other finishers for the Lady Cougars were Kylie Brockway in 17th with a 22:09, Tessa Kuhn in 18th with a 22:11, Sarah Howe in 25th with a 23:21, Savannah Bechtler in 42nd with a 24:48, and Kailey Durow in 59th with a 29:12.
Both teams run this week at Tiffin for the Regional race with a chance to qualify for the State Meet.