The District Cross Country meets have been completed as area runners and teams will be moving on to
In Division 1, the Ashland Arrow boys won the District 1 championship at Findlay with a score of 48 as
Kaden Mendenhall led the way with a time of 16:35.3 which was good enough for district runner-up
In Division 1, District 2 Madison's Connor Ladd finished 8th individually which was good enough for a
spot in the regional.
On the girls side Ashland's Danielle Honaker finished as district runner-up in District 2 with a time of
19:22.24 to qualify for regionals.
In Division 2 the Shelby Whippets took the district crown by 9 points over runner-up Lexington, the third straight district title for Shelby. Both squads advance to the regional round.
Individually, Shelby's Caleb Brown dusted the field with a time of 14:51, the fastest time by any runner in any division in the state this year. Galion's Braxton Tate finished 2nd with a time of 15:40.8 to qualify for regionals.
On the Girls side Lady Lex took the district title with a score of 28 which was 33 points better than
runner-up Ontario, who scored a 61. The Galion Lady Tiger squad also qualified for regionals in 4th
place with a score of 125.
Individually, Halle Hamilton took home a second-place finish with a time of 18:12.7 with Lady Lex teammates Lily Weeks (18:22.8) and Joanna Halfhill (18:32.7) right behind her in third and fourth and Natalie Dininger clocking in with 19:36.9 for seventh place. Shelby's Kayla Gonzalez finished 8th with a time of 19:43.8 to qualify for the regional round.
Finally, in the boy's DIvision 3, DIstrict 1 Plymouth's Levi Robinson finished 8th with a time of 17:21.8
while Colonel Crawford's Jacob Hoffman finished 9th with a time of 17:32.2 to qualify for regionals.
In District 2 Crestview finished runner-up with a score of 54 while Wynford followed with a score of 93 to
qualify for regionals.
Individually, Mansfield Christian's Clay Reynolds won the district title with a time of 16:31.5 with
teammate Kuane Whitt taking 5th with a time of 17:03.4. St. Peter's Zach Keffalas finished 12th with a
time of 17:37.4 to qualify for the regional.
On the girls side in District 1 Wynford finished as runners-up with 52 points while Colonel Crawford
finished 3rd with a score of 91 to qualify for regionals.
Individually, Mohawk's Kaylynn Maybee finished 7th with a time of 21:19.7 to qualify for regionals.
In District 2, Crestview won the district title with a score of 66, just 6 points better than runner-up
Individually, Seneca East's Kennedy Beard and Amelia Boes finished 2nd and 3rd to qualify while
Buckeye Central's Katy Hagerty finished 6th with a time of 21:11.2 to advance into regionals.