Jesuit (OR), Carmel (IN) sweep; North Penn, Emmaus (PA); Goethals (MI) 17:10; Kroeger, Matthews (TN)

State championship central (All results posted)

Sarah Higgens, Senior, Center Grove High School, Greenwood, IN won the Indiana State High School Finals at Terre Haute's LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course, Saturday.
State Championship Results
Connecticut (Oct. 31)  RESULTS POSTED
Glastonbury placed two in the top ten for the easy win. Moira Kenny (Immaculate) won in 18:45 and Caroline McDonough (Darien) also broke 19 minutes, clocking 18:56. MileSplit US #10 Danbury, behind a first-place finish from Tucker Schaefer, was 20 points better than runner-up Shelton (116).
Hawaii (Oct. 31)  RESULTS POSTED
Punahou girls and Leilehua boys won Hawaii State Cross Country Championships. Girls individual champion, Bailey Massenburg (King Kekaulike) raced to victory in 20:42. Bryce Jenkins (Leilehua) captured the boys' title in 17:13.


Liz Brandon (Eagle) won 5A in 18:08. Bishop Kelly freshman Emily Nist (18:20) outdueled senior Megan Bartlett (Sandpoint) by seven seconds in the 4A race. Columbia senior Barak Watson posted the fastest time in winning the 4A title. Junior Eric Fitzpatrick (Boise) takes the 5A individual prize with a time of 15:46. Cody Hebling (Lake City) followed in 15:57. Twin Falls (78) outlasted Boise (97) and Highland (99) to claim the Boys 5A championship

Meet Results

Indiana (Nov.1) RESULTS POSTED

Sarah Higgens of Center Grove clocked an 18:13 to take home her state championship medal (photo left). The Carmel dominated team-wise scoring just 55 points, 105 points in front of runner-up Lake Central. Carmel's team average dipped under 19 minutes (18:52). Drew Shields of Fischers won the boys race with a time of 15:20.  Shields outran North Central freshman phenom Futsum Zeinasellassie by five seconds. While Carmel's boys took care of business, eeking out the win over Ft. Wayne Carroll, 100-110.

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The dymanic duo of Katie Flood and Ashlie Decker (Photo courtesy of Fr. Jim Kirby) swept the top two places pacing Dowling Catholic to the 4A crown; only this time it was Decker first to the line in 13:37 as Flood followed in 14:12.

Kansas (Nov.1)  RESULTS POSTED
6A Girls: Avery Clifton (Washburn Rural) 14:59.9; Derby (86 points) by 20 over Manhattan. 6A Boys: Brayden Barrientez (Wichita Haysville) 16:07 and Roy Wedge (Lawrence) 16:08. Fastest boys times come out of the 5A race with PJ Greer, of team champion St. Thomas Aquinas, winning in 16:03, followed by Kyle Glasgow (Kapaun Mt. Carmel) 16:06.
Class A Girls: Abbey Leonardi (Kennebunk) 18:04, fastest time of the day; Team: Scarborough-85 points

Class A Boys: Will Geoghegan (Brunswick) 16:16.4 over Nate Hathaway 16:16.66 in the closest race of the day; Team: Scarborough (62 points)

Class B Girls: Abby Mace (Maranacook) 18:48; Team: Cape Elizabeth: (36 points)

Class B Boys: Alex Moser, York,
(Left in photo by Dave Flewelling) 16:04, fastest time of the day; Team: Greely (38 points)

Class C Girls: Adele Espy (Waynflete) 19:04, 2nd straight title; Team: Waynflete (49 points)

Class C Boys: Wade Davis (Hall-Dale) 16:40, 2nd straight title; Team: Monmouth Academy (72 points)
Michigan (Lower Peninsula) (Nov.1)  RESULTS POSTED
Megan Goethals ripped a 17:10 to better Michigan rivals Shannon Osika (17:17) and Rebecca Addison (17:28) as nine girls broke 18 minutes. Stephen Walker's 15:18 paced the boys.
Minnesota (Nov.1)  RESULTS POSTED
Wayzata boys crammed all seven runners in the top 18 finishers en route to a 16:09 team average and the AA title.

Mississippi (Nov.1)  RESULTS POSTED

Cory McGee running in her first meet of the season won the Girls 4K in 14:20.

Meet Results

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New Hampshire (Meet of Champions) (Nov.1)  RESULTS POSTED

Bishop Guertin won the boys state meet title with a commanding 72 points, Hanover was second 46 points back.  For the girls, it was all Hanover, 75 points to Manchester Central's 123. Heidi Caldwell of Hanover won the girls championship in 18:03.  Eric Malnati of Fall Mountain won the boys race with a national-class time of 15:19.

Meet Results




North Carolina (Nov.1)  RESULTS POSTED

North Mecklenburg's Kimberly Spano ran 18:04 for the individual win as runner-up Carolyn Baskir (18:24) paced East Chapel Hill to the 4A victory. In 4A Boys' action, Broughton claimed the team crown as Taylor Gilland (Chapel Hill) won in 15:50.
Division I Boys: Sophomore Zach Wills (Mason) was first overall (15:15) as his team hung on for the victory, 100-120, over Hilliard Davidson. Defending champ Donny Roys was sixth in 15:47.
Division I Girls: Senior Brooklyne Ridder (Oak Hills) led a trio of girls to sub-18 clockings with a time of 17:51.
Division II Girls: Cuyahoga Valley Christian took first behind Katie Gillepie's (18:00) solo victory.
Division III Girls: Barnesville senior Stephanie Morgan cruised to her second straight indivdual medal in 17:57, a 38-second cushion.

Oklahoma (4A, 5A, 6A) (Nov.1) 
Steven Baker (16:09) held off teammate Taylor Monaghan (16:11) down the stretch, and the 1-2 finish helped propel Tulsa Union to the 6A Boys Championship. Jori Davis (Piedmont) clocked 11:22.9 for the 4A 3200-meter win, the best girls' time of the three classifications.

Oregon (Nov.1)  RESULTS POSTED
MileSplit US # 11 girls Jesuit, behind a win from Annamarie Maag in 18:23, took five of the top 14 spots to easily outdistance St. Mary's Academy, 36-108. US #15 Jesuit boys string together an even tighter pack to win with an 11-second spread off a third-place 16:04 from Andy Kiyokawa
Boys 5A: Josh Elliot, (Crater) 15:44, Zach Elliott (16:00); Boys 5A Team: Crater (42 points)
Boys 4A: Elliott Jantzer (Sr., Phoenix) 15:42; Boys 4A Team: Hidden Valley (37)
Girls 5A: Kellie Foley (Jr., Crook County) 18:32; Girls 5ATeam: Summit (25)
Girls 4A: Taylor Wallace (Sr., Henley) 18:43; Girls 4A Team: Siuslaw (36)

Pennsylvania (Nov.1)  RESULTS POSTED
AA Girls: Central Cambria surprised with a 4-point upset victory over West Middlesex to earn their second straight state title.  Sophia Ziemian, Lewisburg, took an early lead and cruised to the finish for the win in a time of 18:52. 

AAA Girls: Emmaus provided little suspense defending their title, winning by 59 points over Greater Latrobe.  Jess Cygan, Liberty, worked the early hills and out-dueled Leslie Kovach, Norwin, over the final 800 meters for the win in 18:47.

AA Boys: Elk Lake surprised everyone, including themselves, with a 2-point victory over Quaker Valley.  Joe Beveridge, Bishop McDevitt, separated himself from the pack on the hills, and held on for a repeat title with a time of 16:18.  (PennTrackXC photo by Don Rich)

AAA Boys: MileSplit #13 North Penn upset North Allegheny to earn their second straight title with 92 points.  LaSalle used a 24-sec spread to slip in for second by 1-point over North Allegheny, 125-126.  Jimmy Tarsnane, Perkiomen Valley, grabbed an early lead and never relinquished, finishing with the fastest time on the day, 16:10.
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Rhode Island (Open, Nov. 2)  RESULTS POSTED

Andrew Springer, the senior from Westerly High School set a new course record on the Covered Bridge Trail breezing through the difficult 3.1 mile with a new course record of 15:14; while Jenna Riley, a senior from Coventry High School, fought off two competitors to win the girl's race in 18:38.
In the team competition, Bishop Hendricken High School upset LaSalle Academy for the second straight week and won the boys championship 88-106. In the girl's race, LaSalle Academy, with three freshmen in their top seven, upset Barrington High School, 69-85, to capture the state title.

Meet Results

Tennessee (Nov.1)  RESULTS POSTED
Kathy Kroeger (Independence) clocked 17:08, the fastest time of the day by a minute and a half. Great American champ Bill Matthews (15:39) ran the day's best effort en route to winning the D-II AA race. Teammate Brandon Lord was second as Baylor takes the team title. Matthew Sonnenfeldt (Knoxville West) took the AAA crown in 15:42.


West Virginia (Nov.1)
Letitia Propst (Elkins) 18:28. Cody Pelliccione (Morgantown) 15:56.

Wisconsin (Nov.1)  RESULTS POSTED

Stevens Point boys over Madison West, 76-87. Senior Derek Storkel posted the day's best time in winning D1 race in 15:26. Girls D2 winner Morgan Sickels (Catholic Memorial) turned in the best 4k effort of 14:28.

Meet Results

Pennsylvania Individual AAA State Champions Jimmy Tarsnane (Perkiomen Valley) and Jess Cygan (Bethlehem Liberty) in PennTrackXC photos by Don Rich