Members of the Beavercreek girls cross country team (in black and orange) get off to a good start in the Division I race, Nov. 4 at National Trail Raceway in Hebron.


Chris Greene | Greene County News

The National Trail Raceway drag strip served as the host for the state cross country championships, Nov. 4 in Hebron.


John Bombatch | Greene County News

Beavercreek junior Riley Buchholz holds his own as the Division I boys state cross country field winds through the woods, Nov. 4 at Hebron’s National Trail Raceway.


Chris Greene | Greene County News

Stephanie Pierce (far left) was the lone senior on a Beavercreek girls team that placed fifth overall. Beavercreek has placed in top 5 at the state cross country championships in six of the last seven years.


Chris Greene | Greene County News

Carroll’s Karl Grossman (1353) placed 53rd in the Division I boys state championship race, Nov. 4 at National Trail Raceway in Hebron.


John Bombatch | Greene County News

Freshman Avarie Faulkner, of Bellbrook, leads a field of Division II girls runners through the woods at Saturday’s Nov. 4 state cross country championships in Hebron.


Chris Greene | Greene County News

Legacy Christian’s Tori Estepp (284) follows a pair of Centerburg runners across the drag strip starting line, Nov. 4 during the girls D-III cross country race, in Hebron.


Chris Greene | Greene County News

Beavercreek senior Stephanie Pierce hugs Beavers coach Howard Russ after competing in her final state cross country meet, Nov. 4 at Hebron’s National Trail Raceway.


John Bombatch | Greene County News

Eventual third-place finisher Taylor Ewert (62) follows Troy’s Morgan Gigandet (675) as the field runs along the west side of the National Trail Raceway drag strip, in the D-I state cross country championship race, Nov. 4 in Hebron.


John Bombatch | Greene County News

Taylor Ewert, of Beavercreek, (right) consoles fifth-place finisher Faith Duncan of Lebanon, after Saturday’s Nov. 4 Division I girls state cross country championship race. Ewert placed third.


John Bombatch | Greene County News

Beavercreek sophomore Taylor Ewert (206, right) passes Gracie Sprankle of Olentangy Liberty (623) just before the finish line to place third in the girls Division-I state cross country race, Nov. 4 in Hebron.


John Bombatch | Greene County News

Cedarville freshmen Trent Koning (left) and Ethan Wallis placed 43rd and 24th respectively in their D-III state championship debuts, Nov. 4 at National Trail Raceway.


John Bombatch | Greene County News

Senior Isaac Erlundson, of Legacy Christian, heads down the final straightaway during the Division III boys state cross country championship race, Nov. 4 at National Trail Raceway.


John Bombatch | Greene County News

Members of the Beavercreek girls cross country team (in black and orange) get off to a good start in the Division I race, Nov. 4 at National Trail Raceway in Hebron.

The National Trail Raceway drag strip served as the host for the state cross country championships, Nov. 4 in Hebron.

Beavercreek junior Riley Buchholz holds his own as the Division I boys state cross country field winds through the woods, Nov. 4 at Hebron’s National Trail Raceway.

Stephanie Pierce (far left) was the lone senior on a Beavercreek girls team that placed fifth overall. Beavercreek has placed in top 5 at the state cross country championships in six of the last seven years.

Carroll’s Karl Grossman (1353) placed 53rd in the Division I boys state championship race, Nov. 4 at National

Trail Raceway in Hebron.

Freshman Avarie Faulkner, of Bellbrook, leads a field of Division II girls runners through the woods at Saturday’s Nov. 4 state cross country championships in Hebron.

Legacy Christian’s Tori Estepp (284) follows a pair of Centerburg runners across the drag strip starting line, Nov. 4 during the girls D-III cross country race, in Hebron.

Beavercreek senior Stephanie Pierce hugs Beavers coach Howard Russ after competing in her final state cross country meet, Nov. 4 at Hebron’s National Trail Raceway.

Eventual third-place finisher Taylor Ewert (62) follows Troy’s Morgan Gigandet (675) as the field runs along the west side of the National Trail Raceway drag strip, in the D-I state cross country championship race, Nov. 4 in Hebron.

Taylor Ewert, of Beavercreek, (right) consoles fifth-place finisher Faith Duncan of Lebanon, after Saturday’s Nov. 4 Division I girls state cross country championship race. Ewert placed third.

Beavercreek sophomore Taylor Ewert (206, right) passes Gracie Sprankle of Olentangy Liberty (623) just before the finish line to place third in the girls Division-I state cross country race, Nov. 4 in Hebron.

Cedarville freshmen Trent Koning (left) and Ethan Wallis placed 43rd and 24th respectively in their D-III state championship debuts, Nov. 4 at National Trail Raceway.

Senior Isaac Erlundson, of Legacy Christian, heads down the final straightaway during the Division III boys state cross country championship race, Nov. 4 at National Trail Raceway.

Members of the Beavercreek girls cross country team (in black and orange) get off to a good start in the Division I race, Nov. 4 at National Trail Raceway in Hebron.
http://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2017/11/web1_CreekTeam_PS.jpgMembers of the Beavercreek girls cross country team (in black and orange) get off to a good start in the Division I race, Nov. 4 at National Trail Raceway in Hebron. Chris Greene | Greene County News

The National Trail Raceway drag strip served as the host for the state cross country championships, Nov. 4 in Hebron.
http://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2017/11/web1_NTR_PS.jpgThe National Trail Raceway drag strip served as the host for the state cross country championships, Nov. 4 in Hebron. John Bombatch | Greene County News

Beavercreek junior Riley Buchholz holds his own as the Division I boys state cross country field winds through the woods, Nov. 4 at Hebron’s National Trail Raceway.
http://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2017/11/web1_BuchholzCreek_PS.jpgBeavercreek junior Riley Buchholz holds his own as the Division I boys state cross country field winds through the woods, Nov. 4 at Hebron’s National Trail Raceway. Chris Greene | Greene County News

Stephanie Pierce (far left) was the lone senior on a Beavercreek girls team that placed fifth overall. Beavercreek has placed in top 5 at the state cross country championships in six of the last seven years.
http://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2017/11/web1_SeniorPierce_PS.jpgStephanie Pierce (far left) was the lone senior on a Beavercreek girls team that placed fifth overall. Beavercreek has placed in top 5 at the state cross country championships in six of the last seven years. Chris Greene | Greene County News

Carroll’s Karl Grossman (1353) placed 53rd in the Division I boys state championship race, Nov. 4 at National Trail Raceway in Hebron.
http://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2017/11/web1_KarlGrossman_PS.jpgCarroll’s Karl Grossman (1353) placed 53rd in the Division I boys state championship race, Nov. 4 at National Trail Raceway in Hebron. John Bombatch | Greene County News

Freshman Avarie Faulkner, of Bellbrook, leads a field of Division II girls runners through the woods at Saturday’s Nov. 4 state cross country championships in Hebron.
http://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2017/11/web1_Bellbrook448_PS.jpgFreshman Avarie Faulkner, of Bellbrook, leads a field of Division II girls runners through the woods at Saturday’s Nov. 4 state cross country championships in Hebron. Chris Greene | Greene County News

Legacy Christian’s Tori Estepp (284) follows a pair of Centerburg runners across the drag strip starting line, Nov. 4 during the girls D-III cross country race, in Hebron.
http://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2017/11/web1_EsteppStartTurn_PS.jpgLegacy Christian’s Tori Estepp (284) follows a pair of Centerburg runners across the drag strip starting line, Nov. 4 during the girls D-III cross country race, in Hebron. Chris Greene | Greene County News

Beavercreek senior Stephanie Pierce hugs Beavers coach Howard Russ after competing in her final state cross country meet, Nov. 4 at Hebron’s National Trail Raceway.
http://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2017/11/web1_PierceRussHug_PS.jpgBeavercreek senior Stephanie Pierce hugs Beavers coach Howard Russ after competing in her final state cross country meet, Nov. 4 at Hebron’s National Trail Raceway. John Bombatch | Greene County News

Eventual third-place finisher Taylor Ewert (62) follows Troy’s Morgan Gigandet (675) as the field runs along the west side of the National Trail Raceway drag strip, in the D-I state cross country championship race, Nov. 4 in Hebron.
http://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2017/11/web1_EwertStraight_PS.jpgEventual third-place finisher Taylor Ewert (62) follows Troy’s Morgan Gigandet (675) as the field runs along the west side of the National Trail Raceway drag strip, in the D-I state cross country championship race, Nov. 4 in Hebron. John Bombatch | Greene County News

Taylor Ewert, of Beavercreek, (right) consoles fifth-place finisher Faith Duncan of Lebanon, after Saturday’s Nov. 4 Division I girls state cross country championship race. Ewert placed third.
http://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2017/11/web1_EwertLebanon1_PS.jpgTaylor Ewert, of Beavercreek, (right) consoles fifth-place finisher Faith Duncan of Lebanon, after Saturday’s Nov. 4 Division I girls state cross country championship race. Ewert placed third. John Bombatch | Greene County News

Beavercreek sophomore Taylor Ewert (206, right) passes Gracie Sprankle of Olentangy Liberty (623) just before the finish line to place third in the girls Division-I state cross country race, Nov. 4 in Hebron.
http://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2017/11/web1_EwertFinishLine_PS.jpgBeavercreek sophomore Taylor Ewert (206, right) passes Gracie Sprankle of Olentangy Liberty (623) just before the finish line to place third in the girls Division-I state cross country race, Nov. 4 in Hebron. John Bombatch | Greene County News

Cedarville freshmen Trent Koning (left) and Ethan Wallis placed 43rd and 24th respectively in their D-III state championship debuts, Nov. 4 at National Trail Raceway.
http://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2017/11/web1_CedarvilleKids_PS.jpgCedarville freshmen Trent Koning (left) and Ethan Wallis placed 43rd and 24th respectively in their D-III state championship debuts, Nov. 4 at National Trail Raceway. John Bombatch | Greene County News

Senior Isaac Erlundson, of Legacy Christian, heads down the final straightaway during the Division III boys state cross country championship race, Nov. 4 at National Trail Raceway.
http://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2017/11/web1_IsaacErlundson_PS-1.jpgSenior Isaac Erlundson, of Legacy Christian, heads down the final straightaway during the Division III boys state cross country championship race, Nov. 4 at National Trail Raceway. John Bombatch | Greene County News