Boys Varsity Cross Country · Boys XC Weekend Recap

Braves Run Strong at Harding Invitational

The Olentangy High School boys cross country team traveled to Marion Harding High School this past weekend to compete in the Harding Invitational.  The boys varsity and open runners looked strong and placed well securing 3rd place out of 23 schools with a score of 94.

Over 200 runners competed in the boys varsity race and it was unseasonably sunny and hot.  Leading the running Braves with a 5th place finish was senior captain, Carter Schaefer, with a time of 16:35.  Right on his heels and scoring to secure the 3rd place trophy was senior captain, Sam Holt (6th, 16:41), junior Mikey Worboy (8th, 16:55), freshman Luke Galloway (34th, 17:59), and freshman Taye Gonzales (43rd, 18:20).

Braves scoring in the boys open race included freshman David Moore in 3rd place with a time of 19:17, sophomore Johan Rosgaard (4th, 19:23), junior Caden Shiring (8th, 19:39), junior Blake Williamson (12th, 19:43) and sophomore Preston Smith (13th, 19:45).

The running Braves regular season has come to an end and the team looks forward to the Ohio Capital Conference (OCC) Championships next Saturday, October 13th at Hilliard Davidson High School.  The Braves are members of the Buckeye Division of the OCC which includes Olentangy Liberty,  Olentangy Orange, Westerville Central, Westerville North and Westerville South.  The high school boys varsity race will be at 9:30am and the boys open race will be at 10:30am.  Run Brave!