Heys posted an Ohio No. 21 time of 16:19.70 on route to his first place finish. The Wilmington senior showed a dramatic improvement from his 2018 debut the weekend prior where he ran 17:06.20 for seventh place in the DII contest at the OHSAA Early Season Invitational.
Heys was eleven seconds ahead of the race's runner-up and he just missed achieving a new pr. His personal best is 16:19.35 from the Regional Troy meet during his junior year.
Morgan Walsh secured the win due to her Ohio No. 24 time of 19:12.30. Similar to Heys, Walsh made a big jump from her season opening result at the Early Invite. In Hebron, Walsh ran 19:56.60 for sixteenth place in the Division I race.