Boys Varsity Cross Country · Boys varsity XC takes third in New Prairie AAA race


  Place Points
Bellmont High School 1st 93
Western High School 2nd 95
West Lafayette High School 3rd 107
Angola High School 4th 156
South Bend Riley High School 5th 164

The boys came up short in a tight team battle with Bellmont and Western at New Prairie on Saturday morning. Sophomore Elijah Stenberg led the way with a tough fourth-place finish in 16:29. Junior Henry Balagtas earned also earned a spot in the top-10 with a ninth place finish in 16:44. Freshman Albert Rajwa cut about ten seconds off of his previous personal best to finish 23rd in 17:23.

Senior Andre Hazbun (35th) and freshman Jackson Fry (36th) finished together to round out team scorers. Sophomores Jacob Wright (43rd) and Yian Koh (77th) also represented the team.

The boys are back in action next Saturday in the team’s first trip to the New Haven Classic. Due to health department restrictions, this meet is not open to spectators.