OHSAA Ohio State Cross Country Championship - Division II Preview

           Buckeye Valley's Zach Kreft is the top ranked DII athlete from his 14:29.95 result.  

Ohio's Division II athletes will compete for team and individual state titles at this Saturday's OHSAA Ohio State Cross Country Championship in Hebron.  The girls race gets underway at 11:45 am and the boys contest is set to begin at 2:15 pm. 

Beachwood's Leah Roter and Buckeye Valley's Zach Kreft have repeats on their minds, as both athletes took wins at the 2016 State Championship.  In team competition, Lexington enters as the top ranked boys squad and Hawken lead the girls entries.  

* Here are the top 5 girls and boys Division II teams heading into this weekend's State Championship

- This information was referenced from the OATCCC website (10th Weekly Poll / Pre-State Championship).  

           Leah Lisle will represent 5th ranked, St. Vincent-St. Mary High School at State's. 

- Girls: 

1) Hawken 

2) Lexington 

3) Fairfield Union 

4) Chagrin Falls 

5) St. Vincent-St. Mary 

           Eddie Zuercher leads the way for 2nd ranked, Rocky River High School.  

- Boys: 

1) Lexington 

2) Rocky River 

3) Sheridan 

4) Unioto

5) Woodridge   

Browse the following slides to learn about some of the top Division II athletes heading into the State Championship meet.