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Cross Country

Bulldog Blast 5k Run/Walk

The 4th Annual Bulldog Blast 5k fundraiser was a success. Thank you to all who participated! A special shout out to Kristen Wells and Leah Boerger for organizing the event.
 

Welcome to the Cross Country Page!

 
Varsity Coach - Diana Newcomb - newcomb_d@bataviaschools.org
Middle School Coach - Leah Boerger- lboerger1@hotmail.com 

2019 Roster

HS BOYS
Anas Rehmani (12)
Owen Boone (10) 
Nathan Combs (10)
Isaiah Lewis (10) 
Christian Conner (9) 
Brandon Royse (9) 
 
HS GIRLS
Aliyah Benter (12) 
Morgan Cravens (11)
Kayla Fandrey (11) 
Grace Brown (10) 
Emily Hatmaker (10) 
Ryan Stepens (10) 
Amara Wlotzko (10)
 
MS BOYS
Daniel Dacey (8)
Hanry Gipson (8)
Dominic Hannah (8)
Charles Huhn (8)
Collin Hunsicker (8)
Ian Marsh (8)
Payton McMillan (8)
Dominic Mills (8) 
Abdus Rehmani (8)
Aevin Conley (7)
David Flandermeyer (7)
Xavier McCann (7)
Bailey Meyer (7)
 
MS GIRLS
Lilian Boerger (8)
Haylee Farber (8)
Taylor Ostendorf (8)
Abigail Schmidl (7)
Emily Steiner (7)
Morgan Tepe (7) 

2019 Schedule

 
8/21 Felicity
8/24 Williamsburg
9/3 Western Brown 
9/7 Mason
9/11 Georgetown 
9/14 Bethel
9/25/19  Blanchester
9/28 St. Xavier
9/30 Goshen
10/5 New Richmond
10/12 SBAAC League Meet at Wilmington
10/19 Districts
10/26 Regionals
11/2 State 
 
 

2019 Williamsburg Invitational

District Meet 2017

Congratulations to James Langley and Ridge Cook for running personal bests.  It was quite a bittersweet day as we say goodbye to our seniors but good luck to Ridge at Regionals.
 

League Meet 2017 (Western Brown)

Congratulations to the many Cross Country runners who ran a season or personal best at our League Cross Country meet: Ryan McGuire, Daniel Greiner, James Langley, Morgan Cravens, Cati Hatfield, Abbi Gauch, Chloe Koeppe, Clairissa Chandler, Aliyah Benter, Maggie Menke, and Sam Bird. Also congratulations to 2nd team all-stars Ethan Clark, Maddie Flandermeyer and Cati Hatfield and 1st team all-stars Nathan DeRose, Ridge Cook and Morgan Cravens.

Congratulations Ridge Cook - Cincinnati Enquirer's Runner of the Week!

Williamsburg Meet October 7, 2017

A great meet for so many! HS Girls came in a close 3rd place with Morgan Cravens in 4th place, Maddie Flandermeyer in 6th place, and Abbi Gauch in 15th. The HS Boys took home a 1st place trophy for the second year in a row. Ridge Cook came in 1st with a PR of 17:05, Ethan Clark was in 5th and Nathan DeRose was 6th. James Langley had another PR for the second week in a row, breaking 20 minutes. Ryan McGuire also had a PR. 

Goshen Meet October 2, 2017

Great races at Goshen! Morgan Cravens came in 6th place and Maddie Flandermeyer came in 9th with her personal best. Abbi Gauch also had a great race beating her best season time by over 2 minutes.
The boys team came in 1st place with Ridge Cook, Ethan Clark, and Nathan DeRose sweeping 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Ridge Cook had a personal best of an amazing 17 minutes and 12 seconds, Ethan Clark broke 18 minutes for the first time and Daniel Greiner, Elijah Waters and James Langley also earned personal bests. Great job everyone!

Georgetown Meet 2017

Lebanon Meet September 2, 2017

Hurricane Harvey may have made it wet, but that didn't stop the HS Cross Country team from having a ton of success at Lebanon.  The girls had a full team thanks to soccer player Katelyn Steiner as well as Maggie Mehlman and Cati Hatfield, who ran in their first meets. Morgan Cravens came in 19th place overall thanks to her PR of almost a minute.  Maddie Flandermeyer, Chloe Koeppe, and Clairissa Chandler also had season PRs, improving from 40 seconds to 2 and a half minutes.
The HS boys looked strong with 7 teammates running under 22 minutes including soccer player Bryan Sauter. Ridge Cook placed 14th overall and Ryan McGuire PRd by almost three minutes. Sam Bird, James Langley, and Ethan Clark also had season PRs.

Felicity Early Bird Meet August 23, 2017

Congratulations to Morgan Cravens & Maddie Flandermeyer who placed in the top 20 runners at Felicity's Cross Country meet yesterday. The HS Boys placed third as a team with Ethan Clark & Nathan DeRose in the top 20 as well as Ridge Cook who came in 1st place overall.
Middle Schools Boys finished 4th overall. The team was led by Brandon Sauter who finished 4th and Owen Boone who finished 15th. Grace Brown also finished in the top 10 for MS girls. 

SBAAC League Meet 2016

Congratulations to ALL Cross Country runners for a fantastic league meet!
 
HS Boys beat out New Richmond for first place, which has only happened 3 other times in league history (1995, 2011, and 2013). 
 
1st Team All-Stars: Lily Holt(8th) , Dylan Young(4th), Ridge Cook(6th), and Nathan DeRose (7th)
2nd Team All-Star: Daniel Greiner (13th)
 
 

Bethel Meet 9/17/16

Congratulations to the HS Boys for placing 3rd this weekend at the Bethel Invitational. Dylan Young placed 5th, Nathan DeRose placed 8th, and Ridge Cook placed 16th. Also congratulations to Lily Holt who placed 15th in her first ever cross country meet.
 
MS Boys also placed 3rd. The team was led by Charlie Taylor who finished 7th out of 169 runners.  Trey Sigourney finished 13th, Andrew Hartman finished 19th, Brandon Sauter finished 22nd, and Braydon Zenni finished 23rd.
 
Also, congratulations to the MS girls for their 3rd place finish.  The team was led by Morgan Cravens who finished 4th out of 133 runners. Olivia Patel finished 14th, Jenna DeRose finished 20th, Kaliegh Campbell finished 35th, and Grace Brown finished 36th.
 
Great job everyone!
 
 

Georgetown Meet 9/14/16

Congratulations to Maddie Flandermeyer for placing 16th at Georgetown.  Also to Nathan Derose (4th), Ridge Cook (6th), Dylan Young (7th) who,
with help from Shawn Larios, Jake Brown, Daniel Greiner, and Ethan Clark, won 1st place as a team.

Mason Meet 9/10/16

Western Brown Meet 9/6/16

Congratulations to the MS Girls and MS Boys who placed 2nd and 1st, respectively.  The HS Boys also came home with a runner-up trophy to add to our collection from last year! 
 
It was a hot evening and a quick two-mile race, but we had some great times and there are many individual medals floating around as well!  
 

Lebanon Meet 9/3/16

Felicity-Franklin Early-Bird Meet 8/24/16

Congratulations to the following Top 20 placers at their first XC meet of the season:
 
HS Boys: Nathan DeRose (3rd), Dylan Young (4th), Ridge Cook (14th)
MS Girls:  Olivia Patel (1st), Jenna DeRose (5th), Morgan Cravens (9th) Amara Wlotzko (20th)
MS Boys: Brandon Sauter (3rd), Brayden Zenni (6th), Charlie Taylor (7th), Andrew Hartman (13th), Trey Sigourney (16th) 
 
As a team our HS Boys XC team placed 4th, MS Girls placed 2nd and MS Boys placed 1st! 
 
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