The Knights competed today at the WIC Championships hosted by South Putnam and were able to hold off a determined Edgewood team by 17 points to bring home the WIC title. All 7 Varsity runners finished in the top 1/3rd of the Varsity Race.
The top 15 finishers in the race earned All-Conference honors. The Knights had 4 finishers finish the race as All-Conference Athletes. Junior Braden Norris finished in 3rd place with a time of 17:25.6, sophomore Thomas Chapman finished in 6th place with a time of 17:37, freshman Stuart Bennett finished in 8th place with a time of 17:44.7, and sophomore Corbin Butts finished in 9th with a time of 17:53.9.
Senior Evan Hendrich finished as the last scoring runner for the day in 18th with a time of 18:38.2. Rounding out the varsity race were sophomores Braeden Knerr and Carter Mullenix who finished in 23rd and 25th place respectively with times of 18:50.5 and 18:56.2.
The Junior Varsity race was a time to showcase the hard work this young team has put in. We were able to showcase our depth and finish the race with a perfect score of 15 points to beat out second place West Vigo, which scored 50 points. The Knights were led by individual champion, sophomore Hunter Brown who has improved a ton in the past year. Hunter won in a time of 19:10.5. Freshman Jared Parker was 3rd overall with a time of 19:34.1, freshman Braxton Mercer was 4th with a time of 19:45.5, freshman Logan Graf was 5th with a time of 19:55.8, and freshman Miles Haviland rounded out the perfect score in 6th place overall with a time of 20:00.5.
Other Knight finishers in the jv race were:
Eli Howard (7th) – 20:08.6
Eric Dillman (8th) – 20:10.9
Xander Shillings (10th) – 20:18.8
Hunter Strain (11th) – 20:18.9
Jaxon Abbott (12th) – 20:37.9
Tucker Thiel (17th) – 21:18.1
Landon Campbell (34th) – 23:42
Michael Street (39th) – 28:09.4
Official results can be found at the following link:
Northview returns to action this upcoming Saturday in the Terre Haute North Sectional @ the Lavern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course