Ohio's Gatorade Cross Country Runner Of The Year: Dustin Horter

           Dustin Horter is Ohio's 2017 Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year.  

Congratulations to Lakota East's Dustin Horter on being named the 2017 Ohio Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year!  

* Lakota East Athletic Director, Richard Bryant's reaction to the news:  

Dustin Horter secured 10 race wins during his exceptional 2017 season, including the DI Ohio State Championship, Nike Cross Nationals Midwest Regional and the Trinity / Valkyrie Invitational.  The senior finished 6th at Nike Cross Nationals in Portland, Oregon and he represented Team USA at the Great Edinburgh International Cross Country Challenge in Scotland.  Horter ranked 3rd in the country at the 5K distance from his 14:36.77 effort at the Midwest Meet of Champions.  This is his second straight Gatorade Runner of the Year honor!

           Dustin Horter will compete at the college level for the Indiana Hoosiers in Bloomington.