Boys Varsity Cross Country · Boys Varsity Cross Country finishes 9th place at State Preview Invitational

  Place Points
Homestead High School 1st 81
Fishers High School 2nd 85
Center Grove High School 3rd 128
Valparaiso High School 4th 150
Zionsville High School 5th 151
Crown Point High School 6th 186
Westfield High School 7th 207
Wabash High School 8th 265
Northview High School 9th 276
Terre Haute North Vigo High School 10th 305
Cathedral High School 11th 316
Terre Haute South Vigo High School 12th 321
Avon High School 13th 329
Castle High School 14th 391
Pike High School 15th 398

Yesterday the Knights competed at the State Preview Invitational at the Lavern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course. This meet was considered the Boys meet of the Week as it featured a lot of highly ranked teams and individuals in the state.

Northview finished 9th out of 26 teams in a very strong field. Thomas Chapman ran a time of 16:58.1 to finish as the top Knight in 36th place. Carter Mullenix ran a time of 17:07.1 which was a 33 second PR to finish in 45th place. Stuart Bennett was close behind finishing in 17:08.1 to finish in 49th place. Corbin Butts was next in 56th place with a time of 17:14.1. Rounding out the scoring for the Knights was Jared Parkey who also ran a big PR by finishing in 111th place with a time of 17:56.1 which was a 20 second pr and his first time breaking 18 minutes. Hank Slater was the 6th runner to cross the line running a 59 second PR to finish in 154th place with a time of 18:34.3. Rounding out the top 7 for the Knights was another Knight who set a personal record, Logan Graf, who finished in 184th place with a time of 18:58.1 which was a 16 second personal record.

The rest of the Knights finished with the following times:
Braeden Knerr – 19:04 (season best)
Hunter Strain – 19:05 (season best)
Xander Shillings – 19:17 (personal record)
Zach Hapenny – 19:28
Miles Haviland – 19:56
Jaxon Abbott – 20:07 (personal record)
Hunter Brown – 20:33 (season best)
Wesley Heiliger – 20:54 (personal record)
Tucker Thiel – 21:03
Gavin Jones – 21:22 (personal record)
Parker Johnson – 21:28 (season best)
Russell Butts – 22:08
Connor Loughmiller – 22:30 (personal record)
Hayden Slater – 23:44 (personal record)
Michael Street – 30:18 (season best)

The Knights return to action Saturday, September 14th at the Brown County Eagle Classic.