North Harrison Cross Country competes at Nike Midwest Regional Sunday PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 18 November 2009 00:00
    Tyler Byrne confirmed himself as an elite runner in an awesome performance this past weekend at the Nike Midwest Regional Meet held at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course in Terre Haute. The Varsity Race had 277 of the best runners in it from the states of Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, and Missouri competing for a chance to advance to the Nike National Race in Portland, Oregon later this year. The top two teams and the top five individuals advance to Oregon for the Nike Nationals. Tyler was the runner-up with a strong 2nd place overall finish with a time of 15:14, gaining ground on the # 2 runner in the nation Zach Wills from Ohio all the way to the shoot.
    Both Tyler and Zach broke the course record at Terre Haute with hay bales being used throughout the challenging course.
    Meanwhile teammates on the Cougar Cross Country Club also ran an awesome race finishing in 16th place out of 30 teams overall with a score of 370 points and a pack time of 2:08. We were the 4th place Indiana team in the stiff competition. Johnnie Guy repeated yet another excellent post season race and finished in 70th place with a time of 16:33 and later was recognized on the podium as one of the Top Ten Freshman and Sophomore competitors in the race. Ryan Foster and Jonathan Reynolds, both finished the race in strong fashion placing 75th and 77th with times of 16:35 and 16:37 respectively. Josh Guy also had a great race finishing in 146th place with a time of 17:22. Kyle Chesser finished in 178th place with a time of 18:58 and Wesley Wiseheart finished in 190th place with a time of 19:53.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 November 2009 14:15