Cross Country

Cross Country

Signing Day 2018-19: Locals heading to college

Photos from local high school athletes during the 2018-19 school year signing with their various colleges to continue athletic careers. Submit your photo at clikas@news-gazette.com.

Prep pulse: Nov. 5, 2018

This most recent weekend wasn't a bad one for Mahomet-Seymour High School.

There were some exciting accomplishments afoot for both current and former Bulldogs across Friday and Saturday.

Powell claims his first-ever state title

PEORIA — Mathias Powell was out of opponents to chase.

The Mahomet-Seymour senior found himself leading the Class 2A boys' state cross-country meet with approximately 1 3 / 4 miles remaining in the 3-mile jaunt.

And he'd never relinquish that position.

So what was Powell to do?

No repeat for Rockets; Dixon paces Monticello

PEORIA — Kara Leaman paused several seconds before trying to put into words the emotions she was feeling.

Simultaneously, Unity girls' cross-country athletes were taking photos with the Class 1A third-place state trophy Saturday at Detweiller Park.

Trio of area teams win sectional titles

EAST PEORIA — The Mahomet-Seymour girls' cross-country team won the Class 2A East Peoria Sectional title on Saturday, relying on a second-place finish from Elizabeth Sims in 18 minutes, 15 seconds.

Teammate Brisa McGrath added a sixth-place finish (18:29) and Grace Lietz took 19th in 19:05 for the Bulldogs.

Cross-Country leaders: Oct. 26, 2018

BOYS

RUNNER, SCHOOL TIME

G. Dixon, Monticello 14:40

Powll, Mahomet-Seymour 14:44

Lalwani, Uni High 15:15

Woodard, Unity 15:20

Hall, AL/AH 15:24

Moreman, Danville 15:41

Manolakes, Centennial 15:45

McCune, St. Joseph-Ogden 15:48

James, PBL 15:49

Cox, Unity 15:53

Hall, Rantoul 16:00

Athletes of the Week: Chian Scott and Ryder James

Chian Scott | Urbana girls' cross-country

Saturday's prep highlights: M-S girls' cross-country wins title

Class 2A Danville Regional

HS Cross Country: Class 1A Tuscola Regional

Runners compete during the IHSA Class 1A Tuscola Regional at Wimple Park Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, in Tuscola.

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