Raiders News · Cross Country Finishes Strong at State Championship Meet


The girls and boys cross country teams both earned spots on the podium with identical 3rd place finishes in the state championship meet on Saturday.

The girls, who entered the state finals ranked #3, held their position by scoring 118 total points. Abigail Robertson led the Lady Raiders and earned her way onto the podium as an individual with a 7th place finish, followed by Sarah Burwell 16th, Ellen Chamberlain 24th, Paige Towler 34th, Allison Mitchell 42nd, Riley Michaud 49th, and Hannah Walker 71st.

The boys, who were rated 8th heading into the state meet, improved their position five places to finish in 3rd with 164 points. Zac Shaffer paced the Raiders in 16th place overall, while Ben King was 35th, Connor Old 37th, Alex Helms 44th, Evan Sommer 55th, Samuel Balboa 79th, and Brick Conway 80th.

Click here to read more about the Raiders and Lady Raiders in the Marietta Journal and here to view the full meet results for the boys and here for the full meet results for girls.

Great finish to a wonderful season, Raiders AND Lady Raiders!