NORTH MANCHESTER – The middle school girls cross country team from Wawasee continued to run red hot this fall, and a school record was set during its championship run at the Manchester Invitational Saturday morning.
The varsity Lady Warriors were first overall, led by the new school record of 11:24.2 set by Carmen Yoder, replacing current Wawasee High School junior Bre Robinson as the gold standard for the sport at the school. Yoder’s top time at the invite was joined by a third-place run from teammate Yanelly Pizana, fourth-place run by Aubrey Kuhn and seventh-place finish by Reagan Atwood. McKenzie Smith was the fifth score, landing in 11th place overall.
The combination of Kia Manning, Lily Gregory, Morgan Jones, Valerie Pizana and Lesley Tayauga gave the Wawasee JV first place in the junior circuit race.
The varsity Warrior team took second place in Manchester, led by Brady Robinson, Luke Griner, Braxton Alexander, Spencer Hare and Ben Hoffert. The JV boys were also second place as a team.