The cross county regionals were held Saturday at Marion and Culver with the Northfield boys and girls teams, plus four individuals advancing to next Saturday’s semi state.
At Marion the girls race was first with the Lady Norse tying for third place and finishing third by virtue of the sixth runner tie breaker. Jenna Halderman led the way with a 4th place finish, followed by Karla Singer in 23rd, Brittany Sloan 29th, Jacklyn Peas 35th, Olivia Thompson 39th, Natasha Leland 41st, Caitlin Eltzroth 74th.
The Southwood girls also ran at Marion, placing 9th. Emily Lehner finished 21st to advance to the semi state as an individual.
The Manchester girls ran at Culver, finishing 9th as a team. No individuals advanced.
In the boys race at Marion the Northfield boys tied Oak Hill for first, placing second on the sixth runner tie breaker. Northfield was led by Devin Tracy in 6th, Joe Burcroff 15th, Austin Frye 19th, Austin Andrews 30th, Noah Shear 35th, Heath Miller 64th, Mason Zolman 79th.
The Wabash boys also ran at Marion, placing 8th as a team. Advancing to semi state as individuals were Sam Hall who placed 13th and Dominick Hubbard in 14th.
Southwood’s Aaron Ross and Josiah Friedersdorf ran as individuals but did not qualify.
At Culver Thomas Rohr and Taylor Heckman ran as individuals with Rohr advancing with an 18th place finish.
The Northfield boys and girls, plus Emily Lehner, Sam Hall and Dominick Hubbard will be running at the New Haven semi state while Thomas Rohr will be at New Prairie.