Although the Evergreen girls took fifth as a team, their junior runner Sarah Schwan was league champion at the NWOAL Cross Country Championships held Saturday at Wauseon’s Homecoming Park. She finished with a time of 20:15.39.
Archbold won the girls meet while Liberty Center took first in the boys meet.
Other notable finishers for the Vikings were freshman Kennedy Keller who took 17th (22:41.61) and Grace Bryson 29th (23:16.6).
For Delta, freshman Jenna Hallett placed sixth (21:13.51) and senior Grace Sonick 26th (23:05.95).
Freshman Natalie Newman of Swanton came away with a 23rd place finish (23:03.88).
In the boys meet, Wauseon fell to Liberty Center as the Tigers had three in the top 10 and five in the top 15. Cameron Stark of Liberty Center was the league champion, finishing the race with a time of 16:10.13.
Leading the Swanton boys was junior Brett Bettinger who took 12th (18:06.47). Sophomore Garrett Bradish finished 32nd (19:31.14) for the Bulldogs, freshman Tyler Boyd 51st (20:30.27), freshman Blake Szalapski 63rd (21:13.86) and Tommy Chonko 68th (21:45.32).
Senior Maverick Wright took sixth (17:18.66) to lead Delta. Panther junior Hayden Davis placed 10th (17:57.31), freshman Nickolas Sherick 20th (18:44.08), and sophomore Walker Sniegowski 25th (19:06.69).
Evergreen had a pair in the top 40 as sophomore Alex Majewski finished 34th (19:32.92) and sophomore Augie Tipping 36th (19:37.4).
1. Liberty Center 40; 2. Wauseon 48; 3. Delta 90; 4. Bryan 92; 5. Patrick Henry 98; 6. Archbold 158; 7. Swanton 195; 8. Evergreen 208.
1. Archbold 43; 2. Liberty Center 57; 3. Bryan 73; 4. Wauseon 103; 5. Evergreen 108; 6. Delta 125.
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