The Girls Varsity Cross Country Team competed at the NEO District Meet at Caravan Elementary in Medina on Saturday, October 20th. A tough field led to an eighth place finish. The top five teams advanced to Sectionals in Boardman. The top five teams were Medina, Highland,Shaker Heights, Brunswick and St Joeseph Academy.
The top finisher for the Bears was freshman Lauren Devney with a time of 19:52 (22nd overall). She missed out on advancing by two spots. The top twenty finishers advanced to sectionals. Other top finishers were sophomore Jenna Fenohr with a time of 20:40 (37th overall), junior Juliet Rayer with a time of 20:43 (39th overall), junior Jordan Saunders with a time of 20:52 (44th overall), senior Elise Chojnacki with a time of 21:25 (54th overall), sophomore Ashley Chippy with a time of 21:28 (55th overall), and senior Olivia Reichenbach with a time of 21:36 (59th overall). The top finisher in the race was senior Sophie Carrier of Shaker Heights with a time of 17:52.
Congratulations to all the runners and coaches on a good season! Best of luck to all the graduating seniors. You will be missed!