Colonel Crawford boys win Bucyrus Elks CC Invite title


By Andrew Carter - [email protected]



Colonel Crawford captured the boys team championship at the Bucyrus Elks #156 Cross Country Invitational held Saturday at the Crawford County Fairgrounds.

The Eagles tallied 41 points. Buckeye Valley finished second with 73 points. Willard placed third with 114 points. Seneca East came in fourth with 187 points and Bucyrus was fifth with 223 points.

Zach Kreft from Buckeye Valley won the individual championship after posting a time of 15 minutes, 55.63 seconds.

Chad Johnson, Brad Bauer and Nick Studer each turned in a top 10 finish to pace the Eagles. Johnson placed second with a time of 16 minutes, 00.80 seconds. Bauer and Studer finished fourth and fifth, respectively. Bauer’s time was 16:47.09. Studer posted a time of 17:15.71.

Brandon Long and Wade Hopkins rounded out the top five runners for Colonel Crawford. Long placed 14th with a time of 17:54.09. Hopkins came in 16th place with a time of 18:05.45.

Northmor placed sixth in the team standings with 228 points, led by A.J. White, who finished 10th. His time was 17:42.95. James Walker placed 17th with a time of 18:08.74. Rounding out the top five for the Knights were B.J. White (69th, 19:53), Kaleb Hart (75th, 19:59) and Chase Hoover (77th, 20:04).

Devin Johnson of Highland finished in third place, posting a time of 16:45.34.

Bucyrus Elks #156 Cross Country Invitational

Boys Team Standings

1. Colonel Crawford 41

2. Buckeye Valley 73

3. Willard 114

4. Seneca East 187

5. Bucyrus 223

6. Northmor 228

7. Lucas 248

8. Bellevue 252

9. St. Paul 253

10. Plymouth 273

11. Ridgedale 273

12. Highland 279

13. Elyria Catholic 302

14. Wynford 330

15. Elgin 338

16. Pleasant 385

17. River Valley 440

18. Lakota 462

19. Upper Sandusky 505

20. Crestline 518

Follow the link below for complete results from the Bucyrus Elks #156 Cross Country Invitational.

http://www.baumspage.com/cc/ccevent.php?peventid=73&table=C

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By Andrew Carter

[email protected]

Reach Carter at 419-468-1117, ext. 2048, or on Twitter @ACGalionSports.

Reach Carter at 419-468-1117, ext. 2048, or on Twitter @ACGalionSports.

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