Cross country championship set for Saturday


Greene County News

DAYTON — The 22nd Annual Midwest Catholic Cross Country Championships will draw the traditional Catholic schools from Ohio, as well as teams from Illinois, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Kentucky. The meet began as the All Ohio Catholic Cross Country Championships and expanded to the Midwest in 2010.

Carroll High School’s cross country program hosts the event, which will be held Saturday, September 24, at Indian Riffle Park in Kettering.

The All Ohio Catholic Meet started in 1995. There will be two high school championship races and two high school reserve races. There will also be two junior high races for the first time in the meet history, as well as an open race for anyone else.

Schedule of races

– 8:30 a.m. – 2 Mile Open Race

– 9 a.m. – Girl’s Middle School – 7th/8th

– 9:30 a.m. – Boy’s Middle School – 7th/8th

– 10 a.m. – Middle School Awards Ceremony

– 10:30 a.m. – Women’s Championship

– 11:15 a.m. – Men’s Championship

– Noon – Women’s Reserve

– 12:45 p.m. – Men’s Reserve

– 1:15 p.m. – High School Awards Ceremony

The Women’s Championship Race has the following top teams: Sacred Heart – Defending MCC Champs and 3rd 2015 Kentucky State Meet AAA , Kettering Alter, Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary, Cincinnati Notre Dame Academy, St. Thomas Moore. The individual race looks to be very competitive with 11 girls having run 19:59 or faster this year.

The Men’s Championship Race has the following top teams: Cincinnati St. Xavier, Cincinnati Elder, Toledo St. John’s, Notre Dame Prep, St. Vincent-St. Mary, Carroll (D2, #7), Cincinnati LaSalle, Covington Catholic, and St. Thomas Moore. The individual race looks to be very competitive with 30 boys having run 16:59 or faster this year.

Story courtesy of Carroll High School.

Story courtesy of Carroll High School.