Wabash boys, Lady Squires win TRC titles

By The Paper staff

The Wabash boys cross country team won the Three Rivers Conference title on Saturday.

Wabash scored 21 points to easily outdistance second place Rochester, which scored 76.

Manchester finished third with 102, while Northfield was fourth with 140 and Southwood was fifth with 145. Rounding out the conference teams were Maconaquah, Peru, Tippecanoe Valley, Whitko and North Miami.

Wabash’s Dereck Vogel led the way as the individual TRC champion. Teammates Koby Prater, Zack Reed Blakley Cole, and Aaron Nickerson finished third, fourth, fifth and seventh, respectively.

Jarrett Wilson, Ben Hewitt, Caleb Callahan, Wyatt Davis, Sammy Smith, and Ethan Berry all ran personal bests for the Apaches.

For Manchester, Carter Bedke was 10th, Wilson Nettleton 18th, Ethan Davis 22nd, Cade Jones 24th, Reece Adamiec 28th, Kaden Dillon 52nd, Jonathan Eberly 57th.

For Northfield, Andrew Burns finished ninth, Peyton Frye 21st, Grant Dale 27th, Jasper Long 39th, Alex Reed 44th, Ben Kissel 59th, Jason Kinsey 65th

Southwood was led by Braden Sweet who finished second in a field of 90 runners.

Carson Kelley finished 35th, Jacob Marlow placed 40th, and Landon Topliff was 52nd.

Also competing were Brayden Smith, Ben Roudebush, Weslee Nelson, and Skylar Amos.

In the girls competition, Manchester captured the TRC title.

Torina Runkel led the Lady Squires with a fifth place finish. Also running were Kambree Cashdollar who finished seventh, Halle Briner who finished eighth, Katie Barker who placed ninth and Jaelyn Webb who was 10th.


Other Manchester runners were Sydney Diefenbaugh in 16th and Maddy Evans 20th.

Northfield finished fourth.

Alyssa McKillip led the Lady Norse with a third place finish.

Other Northfield runners were Mikenzie Till 23rd, Jenna Krom 27th, Brittany Bussard 29th, Liz Moore 34th.

Bailey Burcroff placed 35th and Madison Clark 36th for Northfield.

Wabash and Southwood did not field complete teams.

For Wabash, Whitney Working finished two places shy of a medal with 14th place. Angel Wherly finished 33rd, Sierra Hall finished 42nd and Camille Kugler was 48th.

Southwood’s Monica Hobson represented the Lady Knights finishing 43rd.

Posted on 2018 Oct 02