Olivia Howell will be seeking the repeat at this weekend's Boardman Spartan Invitational, which is set to take place in Youngstown. She took the DI race win at last year's meet due to her time of 18:06.50.
The Solon junior has competed once thus far this season - a first place showing at the Run Comet Run Invitational on August 25th. Her time was 18:32.20, which currently stands as the tenth best result in the state for 2018.
Howell, who owns a 5K pr of 17:32.50, finished second at the 2017 Division I State Championship meet.