St. Xavier Sr. Michael Vitucci and Highlands (KY) Jr. Ethan Shuley fought each other down the final stretch of the Boys D1 Varisty race. Vitucci narrowly won by .50 seconds. 15:32.20 to 15:32.70. Lebanon So. Jessica Hartman won the girl's D1 Varisty race.
Boy's D1 Varsity Race
St. Xavier Sr. Michael Vitucci and Highlands (KY) Jr. Ethan Shuley fought each other down the final stretch of the Boys D1 Varisty race. Vitucci narrowly won by .50 seconds. 15:32.20 to 15:32.70. Vitucci si the #1 ranked boy in Ohio and Shuley is the #2 in KY. The race wasn't decided unitl the last 30 meters when Vitucci pulled just ahead on Shuley. Sr. Dennis Maloney of New Albany was 3rd in 15:36.
The St. Xavier Boys won the team race with 63 points edging out Lakota East. St. Xavier went 1, 12, 14, 16 and 20th. Lakota East was almost equally impressive going 5, 6, 7, 30 and 39th. Lakota East was led by Fr. Dustin Horter who ran 16:03.90. Sr.'s Ryan Burrows and David Jaeger were their 6 & 7 runners.
Girl's D1 Varsity Race
Lebanon Sophomore Jessica Hartsman won the girl's D1 Varisty race. Hartsman ran 18:35.50. Jr. Rosie Menyhert ran second for Sycamore (18:42.00). Sr. Karly Gawarecki of Holy Cross (KY) was third. (18:50.30).
The girl's team race was won by St. Ursula Academy with 122 points. Sycamore was just 10 points back with a 132. The St. Urusula Academy girl's, minus Their #1 runner, Annie Heffernan (OH #1), who was on a college visit, ran 5, 10, 12, 38, and 57th and were led by Fr. Katie Miller (6th), who ran 19:26.10.