Cross Country League Championships

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Buckeye Trail and Ridgewood both took part in the IVC Championship for cross country on Saturday. The Warriors finished in 7th place and Ridgewood took 9th. The race was won by East Canton.

Buckeye Trail’s Ethan Braniger finished with a time of 18:54:33. Austin Hastings finished with a time of 19:42:24. Wesley Shontz added a time of 20:16:13. Dawson Morton finished with a time of 20:21: 37. Bryce Eagon finished with a time of 20:53:97.

Ridgewood was led by Zander Brenneman with a time of 19:42:57. Cohen Miller added a time of 20:16:32. Aydan Salmon finished with a time of 20:19:73. Dylan Hardesty completed the race with a time of 20:28:61. Brodi Hardesty had a time of 20:29:55.


Buckeye Trail finished in 6th place in the girls race. Sandy Valley took first.

The Warriors Riley Ward had a time of 22:10:11. Morgan Atkinson completed the race with a time of 23:41:74. Avari Yockey finished with a time of 23:47:07. Jocelynn Bryan had a time of 23:55:54. Madilynn Sndyer finished with a time of 24:44:12.



The Sheridan boys took the top spot at the MVL meet at Meadowbrook Saturday morning. The Generals had a score of 35. River View finished in second, John Glenn third, Meadowbrook fourth, Morgan fifth and Crooksville sixth.

The top 15 runners are All-MVL from Sheridan Tate Ruthers took the top spot in the race with a time of 16:52:9. Conrad Smith finished in fifth with his time of 17:45:8. Raine Rodich finished in seventh with a time of 18:09: 4. Isaiah Brown was in 10th with a time of 18:28.1. John Skinner was fourteenth with a time of 18:52:2.

River View’s Sam Adams was in third place with his time of 17:10.8. Javin Robinson took fourth with a time of 17:23.0. Drew Tumblin was in eighth with a time of 18:16.9. Hunter Miller was in 15th with a time of 18:57.0.

John Glenn’s Chris Tooms was second overall with a time of 17:08:07. Kody Clendenning had a time of 17:55:7. Braylon Buchanan finished ninth with his time of 18:21:3.

Meadowbrook’s West Kendell finished in 13th with a time of 18:46:5.


Sheridan girls took the top spot in the MVL with a score of 29. John Glenn took second, New Lexington third, Tri-Valley fourth, Meadowbrook fifth, Philo sixth, Morgan seventh, River View eighth and Crooksville ninth.

The top fifteen finishers received All-MVL honors. Sheridan’s Grace Householder was third with a time of 21:06:04. Three Generals runners finished in 5 through 8th. They include Nora Covey with a time of 21:48:5 in fifth. Jenna Stewart in sixth with a time of 21:52.2. Addison Smith in seventh with a time of 21:58:3 and Katelyn Heath in eighth with a time of 22:06:4. Faith Covey of Sheridan finished tenth with a time of 22:26.3. Addie Boyd was twelfth with a time of 22:42.7.

John Glenn’s Brea Wilfong was in fourth place overall with a time of 21:45:7. Sydney Johnson was ninth with a time of 22:14:9. Grace Lawrence was in fifteenth with a time of 23:01:9.

New Lexington’s Sydney Hambel was number one overall with a time of 20:24.4. Grace Baker was in eleventh with a time of 22:31:7.

Tri-Valley’s Taylor Crozier took the second spot overall with a time of 20:52:0. Ava Harris was thirteenth with a time of 22:53:6.

Philo’s Darby Henderson was fourteenth overall with a time of 22:56:2.

Nichole Hannahs
Nichole is WHIZ’s News Director/Anchor. She joined the WHIZ family while attending high school at Bishop Rosecrans, before taking a full-time position in 2005. Nichole is no stranger to the area. She grew up in Corning, Ohio and and graduated from Waynesburg College, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications emphasizing in Sports Broadcasting/Sports Information and Journalism.When not at work Nichole enjoys watching St. Louis Blues hockey, enjoying time with family, spending time outdoors and reading.If Nichole wasn't in broadcasting she'd probably have become a teacher.Nichole is married to a fellow sports fan Brandon. They have two sons Cameron and Xavier.