& Girls Cross Country Teams Headed for State!
Boys Earned 1st place and Regional Trophy
On a very cool and windy afternoon
at Benzie Central High School the Regional Cross Country Div. 3 and 4
were held. Up at 2:00 p.m. was the first race of the afternoon which was
Div. 4 boys our Bear Lake/ Onekama boys were ready to go at the
shot of the gun at 2:00 p.m. with the wind settling down just a bit
before there race.
As the race got going Nick Swisher moved out into 1st and held that spot for the rest of the race as Nick Finished 1st overall out of 61 runners with a time of 16:54. Is 1st place finish helped the Bear Lake/Onekama team take 1st place overall with a total of 37 points and bring home the Regional trophy. 1st Bear Lake 37points; 2nd Hart 52 points; 3rd McBain 68 points; 4th Mason County Eastern 79 points; 5th Traverse City St.. Francis 109; 6th Sutton Bay 172 points; 7th Maple City-Glen Lake 180 points and 8th Marion with 229 points.
Boys Overall Finish:
1st Nick Swisher 16:54 Regional Medal
3rd Chuck Schoedel 17:26 Regional Medal
7th Jordan Maxey 17:52 Regional Medal
12th John Evans 18:10 Regional Medal
17th Jaron Llewellyn 18:21
30th Danny Brown 19:04
37th Ian Smith 19:33
All seven of these runners will run at State next weekend. Congratulation Dal Townsend and runners for being Regional Champions and Good Luck at State. It will be the final high school race for senior Nick Swisher. On Monday in the Conference Final Meet Senior Nick Schmoke and
Donovan Alkire will be running their last race. Good Luck in the Future and thanks for the memories on the Cross Country Trails you have run.
C.C. Reports by Dennis Zupin. See also Photos by Dennis
The wind was blowing harder for
the Bear Lake/Onekama Girls race at 3:30.
Congratulation Junior High Boys on a great