The Monroe Cross Country team continues to achieve milestones as the post season continues. The team took 9 runners to the regional meet Saturday at 11:45 am near the Hobart Arena. The girls were the first to take the course and lined up the first two female state qualifiers in Monroe Cross Country history. In the 3.1 mile Division II Girls race Rachel Ploeger placed 5th with a time of 19:06 and Alayna Garver secured 11th place in 19:30. The Hornet team all contributed strong races to finish 7th overall as a team in the Southwest Region of Ohio.
The girls will run at the National Trail Raceway for the OHSAA State Championship Cross Country meet on Saturday November 7th at 11:45 am. Admission is $9.00 and parking is free.
Later in the afternoon Hornet boys indivdiual qualifiers Colin Cooper ran 17:52 and Ryan Arnold ran 18:54 in the boys race to finish their season.