Boys Varsity Cross Country · Boys Cross Country improves to Top 5 in NIC


Saturday, September 30, 2017

9:00 AM

Place

5

Points

113

Meet Recap

22050336_1726552850689388_2224004331340998048_nOne year after finishing 10th place, the Boys Cross Country team took a leap to 5th place at the NIC Championship Meet Saturday.

Three Blue Blazers earned All-NIC recognition to lead the team. Nathan Dibley made the 1st Team, placing 7th with a time of 16:39.89. Luis G. Perez led the 2nd Team, placing 8th at 16:41.73. Elias Soto picked up All-NIC Honorable Mention in his first career NIC meet, placing 17th at 17:12.48.

22089641_1726553857355954_2017265848291048833_nAlso scoring for Elkhart Central were Jose Quinones (39th, 18:15.32) and Sergio De La Cruz (18:29.80). Hans Vanderzwaag (18:38) and Austin Garcia (18:50) finished 48th and 53rd, while Luis F. Perez led the JV runners with a time of 19:17.

After the meet, seniors Luis G. Perez, Hans Vanderzwaag, and Bryan Vega-Guzman were celebrated alongside the senior girls on their remarkable careers.

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Sectionals are this Saturday at Ox Bow. The top five teams will advance to Regionals, along with the top 10 individuals who are not on one of the advancing teams. Carlos Fortoso of BBSN sat down with seniors Emma Romero and Luis Perez to talk about their season and goals for the next few weeks.

Opponents

School Place Points
Penn High School
1
33
New Prairie High School
2
84
South Bend Riley High School
3
87
Mishawaka High School
4
91
Elkhart Central High School
5
113
Saint Joseph High School
6
115
South Bend Adams High School
7
181
Bremen High School
8
212
Marian High School
9
292
Jimtown High School
10
299
John Glenn High School
11
335