Two Women's Cross Country runners competing.

Cross Country Women WIN 2016 Regional Tournament

The Cross Country Region 24 Tournament was held on Thursday, October 27 at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL. Both the men’s and women’s teams competed very well, with the ladies coming out on top by having the combined winning totals. Cassandra Fitzgibbons who led the race from the start (FR – Metamora) finished in first place, 27 seconds ahead of the second place finisher. Other placements included Alyssa Klunk, third (FR-Morton), Dayna Traver, 7th (SO-Metamora), Hannelore Book, 8th (SO-Brimfield), Bethany Spradlin, 11th (FR-Metamora), and Lita Davis, 14th (SO-Streator).

The men’s team captured third overall with placements that included: Colin Siedleck, 7th (SO-Tremont), Seth Gunter, 9th (FR-East Peoria), Forest Anderson, 10th (SO-Mackinaw), Trent Scheuermann, 11th (FR-Mackinaw), Parker Herz, 14th (FR-Mapleton), and Brett Bennett 18th (SO-Mason City). Congratulations to both teams for their hard earned accomplishments.  Both team will be traveling to the NJCAA National Tournament which will be held on Saturday, November 12 at the Prairie Trails Golf Course in El Dorado, Kansas.  RUN, COUGARS, RUN!!

2016 Cross Country Regional Tournament Results