White Oak Park hosted the Tri-State Track Coaches Association Cross Country Championship meet on Thursday. The Greater Latrobe Boys team raced out of the second heat in impressive fashion to finish 4th overall versus the 27 teams in the meet. The Lady Wildcats finished in 14th place. The teams from North Allegheny won both races.
Drew Kozuch and Dante Frescura took first and second place in their heat which, when merged with the first heat, earned them 10th and 14th places respectively. Kozuch, who completed the 5K course in 16:44, earned a trophy for his top ten finish while Frescura brought home a medal. Joining them on the 4th place team were Joseph Hill, David An and Koen Fulton. Also joining the team were Justin Carlson, August Lawrence, Nathan Lemmon and Jake McElhoes.
The Lady Wildcats were led by Clara Herr who ran the course in 20:10 and finished in 22nd place. Lexie Planinsek, McKenna Skatell, Hayden Kraynick and Cora Drylie scored for the team with Daysha Thomas, Lizzie Planinsek and Leah Mazur racing for the Varsity team.
The Wildcats will return to White Oak Park next Thursday for the WPIAL Championships.