Boys Varsity Cross Country · WLXC boys take eighth at Wildcat Classic


  Place Points
Hamilton Southeastern High School 1st 30
Noblesville High School 2nd 44
Fishers High School 3rd 67
Westfield High School 4th 161
Oak Hill High School 5th 181
Penn High School 6th 184
Pendleton Heights High School 7th 248
West Lafayette High School 8th 250
Columbia City High School 9th 261
Wapahani High School 10th 293

In a field that included four of the top fourteen teams in the state, the team finished eighth of seventeen teams. The top three Red Devils all lowered their previous personal best times. Sophomore Elijah Stenberg led the way, placing 18th in 16:23. Junior Henry Balagtas also earned a medal with his 29th place finish in 16:33. Freshman Jackson Fry cut 45 seconds off of his previous best to finish in 73rd in 17:22. His performance is the 18th fastest by a freshman in program history.

Freshman Albert Rajwa was within one second of his best, finishing 87th in 17:34. Rajwa currently sits in 20th among freshman all-time. Senior Andre Hazbun (90th) rounded out scorers in a season’s best time of 17:40.

Sophomores Jacob Wright and Yian Koh finished 103rd and 124th respectively. Additionally, sophomore Charlie Haq (146th) and junior Tommy Kappock (159th) took about 30 seconds off their best times of the season to finish in 19:02 and 19:17. Senior Josh Wilcox (163rd), sophomore Will Sautter (171st), and senior Noah Hallberg (177th) also recorded their fastest times of 2020. Sautter broke 20:00 for the first time in his career, finishing in 19:48.

The team is back in action next Saturday at the New Prairie Invitational where they will race in the AAA/Gold division.