The Southwood girls cross country team competed in the Marion regional Saturday. The Lady Knights finished 7th as a team, not qualifying for the semi-state as the top five teams make it. Freshman Emily Lehner however ran her personal best time of 19:50, finishing 8th overall and qualified for the New Haven semi-state as an individual.
For Southwood : 8th Emily Lehner 19:50, 27th Haley Heath 20:45, 38th Lisa Schmalzried 21:26, 55th Miranda Friend 23:08, 65th Danielle Perlich 26:05.
Johnny Mendez of Southwood ran as an individual in the boys race, finishing 23rd in 17:23. The top 15 individuals advance.