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 YSHS senior Carter Collins attacked the final hill at the Buck Creek Invitational cross-country meet on Saturday. Carter ran a lifetime best of 20:29 for the 5 kilometer high school distance. (Photo by Olivia Brintlinger-Conn)

YSHS senior Carter Collins attacked the final hill at the Buck Creek Invitational cross-country meet on Saturday. Carter ran a lifetime best of 20:29 for the 5 kilometer high school distance. (Submitted photo by Olivia Brintlinger-Conn)

Cross country competes at Buck Creek

The Yellow Springs High School boys and girls cross-country teams competed at Saturday’s Buck Creek Invitational at Buck Creek State Park in Springfield. Crowds lined the course on a sunny fall day in what was a competitive race.

As a team, the boys finished in 13th place out of 18 teams. Leading the charge was freshman Cameron Haught, who came in 53rd place with a finish of 18:44. One second later was junior Connor Gravley-Novello, in 56th place, in the packed field of 203 runners.

Levi Brown, a freshman, ran a lifetime best of 19:57 over the 5 kilometers. He came in 86th place. Senior Carter Collins also ran a lifetime best. He finished in 106th place in 20:29. Josh Seitz was in 177th in 20:55.

In the girls race, YSHS sophomore Charlotte Walkey ran to 25th place, out of a total of 132 runners, in 21:49. YSHS runners Tabea Wegers and Emma Romohr also finished for the Lady Bulldogs.

Read more in the Oct. 3 issue of the News.

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