Halderman Runs Her Way To State

The Northfield boys and girls cross country teams, plus Manchester’s Kelsi Custer and Mathew Fahs-Brown and Southwood’s Emily Lehner competed in the semi-state Saturday morning.

Northfield freshman Jenna Halderman finished 9th overall in a time of 19:12, qualifying for next Saturday’s state finals in Terre Haute. Her 19:12 is a new school record.

At New Prairie the Northfield boys team finished 16th. Caleb Augustus led the Norse, finishing 18th in 16:21. Trent Meyer 102nd in 17:37, Devin Tracy 105th in 17:39, Joe Burcroff 126th in 17:56, Kevan Barlow 129th in 17:57, Austin Eads 134th in 18:06 and Michael Shannon 136th in 18:08.

Mathew Fahs-Brown of Manchester finished 44th in 16:52.

The Northfield girls team finished 14th. they were led by Halderman, 9th in 19:12. Brittany Sloan was 102nd in 21:43, Karla Singer 107th in 21:55, Courtney Frank 111th in 22:00, Caitlin Eltzroth 120th in 22:29, Katie Stephan 122nd in 22:36 and Sydney Eltzroth 137th in 23:27.

Manchester’s Kelsi Custer finished 21st in 19:40.

Southwood freshman Emily Lehner ran in the New Haven semi-state. Lehner finshed 59th in 20:34.


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