The Girls Varsity Cross Country Team competed at the Suburban Championships at Silver Creek Metro Park in Norton on Saturday, October 14th.
The Girls Varsity Team finished in a tie for fourth place with Nordonia. Hudson won the meet with Stow coming in second place and Wadsworth finishing third.
Top finishers were sophomore Jenna Fenohr with a time of 20:37 (17th overall), junior Juliet Rayer with a time of 20:42 (18th overall), and freshman Lauren Devney with a time of 20:53 (20th overall). Also contributing to the team score were senior Elise Chojnacki with a time of 21:25 (27th overall), sophomore Ashley Chippy with a time of 21:29 (30th overall), junior Jordan Saunders with a time of 21:32 (32nd overall) and senior Olivia Reichenbach with a time of 21:49 (38th overall). Other varsity finishers were sophomore Megan Garnet (22:03, 48th overall), junior Mackenzie Morgan (22:43, 63rd overall) and freshman Amer Atheer (22:48, 65th overall).
The Girls Open team finished in eighth place. Top finishers were freshman Natalie Rayer with a time of 23:46 (22nd overall), senior Larissa Gaborick with a time of 24:07 (31st overall), junior Mackenzie Williams with a time of 24:29 (33rd overall), senior Rachel Dietz with a time of 24:56 (44th overall), freshman Julianna Watrobski with a time of 26:11 (63rd overall), junior Claudia Mendek with a time of 27:05 (68th overall) and freshman Elizabeth Smith with a time of 27:30 (71st overall).
Congratulations to all the runners and coaches! The Varsity Team will compete at the District Tournament in Medina on Saturday the 21st. Good luck Lady Running Bears!