The Canfield cross country team traveled to Malone University to compete in the OHSA district Cross Country championships on Saturday, Oct. 20 where the boys finished ninth in team standings out of 16 teams. The top nine teams were Boardman at 62, Glen Oak at 104, Massillon Jackson at 130, North Canton Hoover at 146, Louisville at 163, Howland at 165, Uniontown Lake at 167, Fitch at 171 and Canfield at 194. Placing among the 127 runners were Rollin Bresson in ninth, Alec Kennedy in 28th, Chase Kearn in 45th, Tyler Kennedy in 48th, Bryan Kristan in 64th, Mack Mettile in 69th and Andy Russo in 91st.
The High School girls finished eighth in the team standings out of 16 teams. The top eight teams were Massillon Jackson with 55, North Canton Hoover at 95, Glen Oak with 103, Louisville with 125, Boardman with 129, Uniontown Lake with 167, Massillon Perry at 171 and Canfield at 183. Placing first among the 108 runners was Emma Lunne, following by Jamie Watt at 28th, Victoria Pacheco at 48th, Rachel Rostek at 49th, Anna Luongo at 57th, Jenny McClune at 66th and Victoria Bosze at 81st.
Runners who equaled or set new personal records over Malone's 3.1 mile course were Bresson,Tyler Kennedy, Alec Kennedy, Kristan, Mettile, Lunne, Watt, Pacheco, Luongo and Bosze.
Photo by Jim McCreary, Town Crier correspondent
Canfield senior Emma Lunne successfully makes it through the mud-slicked turn at the 1-mile mark in the Region I Division I Regional Cross Country meet in Boardman in Saturday, Oct. 27. Emma finished in 15th place with a time of 19:43.64 and will advance to the state tournament.
Bresson and Lunne both qualified for the OHSAA Regional Championships held Oct. 27 at Boardman High School where Lunne finished 15th with a time of 19:43.64, advancing her to the state tournament.