Runners do well at state

Southwood's Braden Sweet capped off a strong season with a 35th place finish at the IHSAA Cross Country State Finals in Terre Haute Saturday, Nov. 2.

The junior finished with a time of 16:20.9 the field of 214 runners.

Sweet stayed in the pack of the first 50 runners, then at the 3000m mark, shifted gears to push to the 35th spot.

Sweet won the Three Rivers Conference meet as well an eighth-place finish at semi-state, a first-place finish at regional and a runner-up result at sectional.

Wabash's Vogel ended his high school cross country career with a 92nd place finish at state with a time of 16:50.7.

During his time running with the Apaches Vogel was a Three Rivers Conference champion, a sectional champion this year, edging Sweet for first place, and a two-time state qualifier. His personal best time of 15:55 puts him second on the all-time list of Wabash High School cross country runners.

Posted on 2019 Nov 05