Perrysburg, Elmwood girls win district cross country titles

Perrysburg’s and Elmwood’s girls cross country teams each finished first at their respective district
meets Saturday to advance to regionals next weekend at Tiffin. Perrysburg won in Division I while
Elmwood won in Division III.
Eastwood also advanced to the regionals, finishing fourth in Division II.
Following is a recap of the district races:
At Pearson Park in Oregon, Perrysburg won the District 1 championship.
The Yellow Jackets had all of their top five finishers in the top 17, finishing with 53 points, 21 better
than second-place Southview.
Anthony Wayne was third with 78 and Findlay was fourth with 106. Bowling Green was fifth with 131 points.

The top four teams and top 16 individuals advance to regionals at Tiffin next Saturday.
The Yellow Jackets’ Andrea Alt took second in a time of 19:22 and Kaitlyn Llewellyn was seventh in a time
of 20:06. Rounding out Perrysburg’s top five times were: Amanda Poll, 14th, 20:42; Abby Reymann, 16th,
20:51; and Megan Olzak, 17th, 20:54.
BG’s Cortney Haubert advanced individually by finishing ninth overall in a time of 20:09. Rounding out
BG’s top five times were: Patience Stockwell, 20th, 21:13; Abri Dubler, 28th, 21:41; Ileana Ille, 39th,
22:24; and Keri Lutz, 40th, 22:32.
In the District 2 race, Bowling Green resident Elizabeth Lemon of Notre Dame Academy finished fifth
overall in a time of 19:30. Notre Dame advanced to regionals, finishing second in the team standings.

At H.P. Eels Park in Bettsville, Eastwood finished with 125 points, good for the fourth and final
qualifying spot for regionals at Tiffin. Oak Harbor was first with 26 points, Maumee, 49, was second;
and Bellevue, 117, was third. Rossford finished eighth with 179 points and Lake was ninth with 187
Rossford’s Abbey Geraghty advanced individually, finishing 16th in a time of 21:35.
The top four teams and 16 individuals advanced to regionals.
Eastwood’s top five times were: Madi Renollet, 15th, 21:32; Missy Caris, 21st, 22:09; Lauren Caris, 24th,
22:19; Julie Russell, 31st, 22:38; and Samantha Decker, 37th, 23:15.
Rounding out Rossford’s top five were: Kasey Geraghty, 20th, 22:06; Kacey Mullins, 42nd, 23:41; Brecken
Schaller, 49th, 24:46; and Vicki Kralik, 59th, 26:30.
Lake’s top five were: Hunter Johnson, 28th, 22:31; Amber Soncrant, 39th, 23:22; Caitlin Stickler, 40th,
23:27; Hailee Greenlese, 41st, 23:29; and Stormi Roelle, 44th, 23:45.
At H.P. Eels Park in Bettsville, Elmwood won the District I race with 59 points. The Royals are ranked
15th in the Division III state poll and finished eighth at state last season.
Woodmore was second with 69, Tiffin Calvert was third at 80, and Toledo Christian was fourth with 100.
Lakota finished eighth with 185 points.
The top four teams and 16 individuals advanced to regionals.
The top five times for Elmwood were: Darla Heimann, seventh, 20:26; Bethany Flage, eighth, 20:27; Ashley
Wolfe, 11th, 20:31; Miranda Wagner, 16th, 21:04; and Addy Mathias, 20th, 21:32.
Lakota’s Julia Windom finished fourth overall in a time of 20:17 to advance to regionals. Rounding out
Lakota’s top five were: Leah Gabel, 36th, 23:00; Amber Steiner, 47th, 23:59; Amanda Babcock, 49th,
24:13; and Amber Suter, 65th, 27:13.
In the District 2 race, Otsego just missed regionals by finishing fifth with 131 points. Liberty-Benton
was first with 42, Old Fort was second with 48, Carey, 104, was third; and Gibsonburg, 109, was fourth.

Otsego’s Leah Waggoner, third, 20:16; and Kylee Bernthisel, seventh, 20:55, advanced to regional as
individuals. Rounding out Otsego’s top five were: Kira Businger, 29th, 22:58; Alexis Levin, 48th, 24:11;
and Peighton Hagemeyer, 57th, 25:00.