The Indian Land Cross Country team competed in the Region IV AAA Championship at Historic Camden Park on October 29th. The girl’s team placed second overall out of five teams with thirty-seven points. Catawba Ridge girl’s team won the meet with twenty-seven points, Camden placed third with seventy-nine points, fourth Fairfield Central with ninety-five points and fifth Chester with 145 points. The boy’s team won the meet for the second straight year with a team score of thirty-four points. Fairfield Central second with forty-three, Catawba Ridge third with forty-four points, Camden fourth with 103 points, and fifth Chester with 156 points.
Leading the girls team was sophomore Mattie-Baile Tripp who place second overall with a new personal best time of 20:25. Olivia Morales placed third overall with a time of 21:06. Rachel Graham placed fourth overall with a personal best time on 21:14. Lauren Sizemore finished tenth overall with a time of 22:15, Caprielle Terry 25:06, Blakely Hardin 26:32.1, and Isabella Kiger 26:32.6 also competed for the team in the Varsity Race. Mattie-Baile Tripp, Olivia Morales, and Rachel Graham placed All Region by finishing in the top seven in the race.
Leading the boy’s team was Senior Walker Reeves who placed second overall with a new personal best time of 16:58. Ben Elson placed third with a new personal best time of 17:00. Jaxon Barringer finished sixth with a time of 17:36. Noah Kiger placed tenth with a time of 18:00. Maddox Yegge placed thirteenth with a time of 18:22. David Pohlheber 19:05, and Connor Stebbins 20:51 also competed for the team in the Varsity race. Walker Reeves, Ben Elson, and Jaxon Barringer placed All Region by finishing in the top seven in the race.
In the Coed Junior Varsity race Alexander Krull led the team with a time of 21:10, Ben Carroll 21:11, Nathan Wardy 21:27, Micheal Atkinson 21:57, Logan Preddy 22:00, JT Dilauro 22:02, Kohen Redmond 22:10, Liam Bayley 22:12, Jacob Sisler 22:18, Drew Gersewski, Felix Gonzalez 23:42, Brandon Deckard 24:04, Scott Hansen 24:11, Simon Cherry 29:10, Dillon Thrower 33:00, and Preston Remien 35:43. Leading the girls team was Maithili Bhoop 28:44, Madelyn Little 29:39, Addison Crown 34:35, Anna Connors 34:52, and Molly Diaz 36:01 also competed for the team.
The Warriors next meet is on Saturday November 9th the Lower/Upper State Qualifiers.