WARSAW 25, GOSHEN 32
The Warsaw boys cross country team won its Northern Lakes Conference opener via a 25-32 score versus Goshen in a dual meet Thursday.
Zeb Hernandez led the Tigers in second place overall with a 17:03 time followed by Sam Lechlitner in third with a 17:10 stop of the clock. Tanner Stiver placed fifth in 17:32. Jacob Kissling and Fernando Niebbia were seventh and eighth with respective times of 17:35 and 17:42, Jack Horoho was 10th in 17:59 for the Tigers.
Complete results were unavailable.
NORTHWOOD 27, WAWASEE 30; WAWASEE 25, NORTHRIDGE 30; NORTHWOOD 24, NORTHRIDGE 33
NorthWood’s boys cross country team earned a pair of Northern Lakes Conference wins over both Wawasee and Northridge Thursday, while the Warriors split the meet with a win over Ridge.
Tyler Evers paced NorthWood in second place overall just a second behind Wawasee’s Luke Griner, with an 18:04 stop to Griner’s winning18:03 time. Garrett Myers placed sixth in 18:59, Sam Schlatter was eighth in 19:10, Stephen Schmidt placed ninth in 19:15, and Carson Martin was 11th in 19:33 for Wood.
Michael Hammer was third overall, just back of teammate Griner and Evers with a time of 18:06. Camden Powell finished in 19:05 for seventh place, and Bennett Hoffert and Karlson Hand were 14th and 15th, respectively, with times of 19:40 and 19:43.
Jon Eisenstadt and Jack Moore paced Northridge in fourth and fifth, respectively, at 18:36 and 18:41.
NORTHRIDGE 27, WAWASEE 28; NORTHWOOD 28, WAWASEE 28
Wawasee’s girls cross country team dropped a pair of Northern Lakes Conference matches by heartbreakingly close margins Thursday, falling to Northridge by a single point and to NorthWood by a sixth score tiebreaker.
McKenzie Smith paced the field, clocking 21:29 for first place. Bailey Mayhew and Emma Ebright were sixth and seventh, respectively, with times of 23:13. Lily Tyler was 12th in 23:55, and Ella Beazley was 15th in a time of 24:10.
Complete results were not available.
LAKEVIEW VS CRESTVIEW VS RIVERVIEW
The Lakeview cross country teams both outran their competition, the girls scoring 29 to Crestview’s 53 and Riverview’s 39, and the boys scored a 23 to Riverview’s 37 and Crestview’s 73.
Edward Robison broke the tape in the boys race with an 11:01 to lead Lakeview and the rest of the field. Garrett Hall, Bryson Brown, Bryce Duncan, Levi Perry and Mason Williamson finished in order in fourth through eighth with times of 11:44, 11:45.3, 11:45.6, 11:50 and 12:34.
In the girls’ race, Rylee Burns and Joey Rastrelli were second and third, respectively, with times of 12:30 and 12:48. Mikayla Mimnaugh finished fifth in 12:57, Claire Sprankle was ninth in 14:12, and Elizabeth VanderBie and Lucy Henn were 10th and 11th in 14:18 and 14:22.