Girls Varsity Cross Country · Lady Cougars Miss Regional Advancement with Tiebreaker Loss


  Place Points
Valparaiso High School 1st 54
Chesterton High School 2nd 68
Portage High School 3rd 75
Wheeler High School 4th 113
LaPorte High School 5th 130
New Prairie High School 6th 130

The ladies of NPCC tied with the LaPorte Slicers for the 5th place position, but lost the tiebreaker and ended up in 6th. The top 5 teams and 10 individuals from non-advancing teams advance to the Regional meet. Fortunately, the Lady Cougars earned 4 of those 10 individual advancing positions, as noted below.

Freshman Lillian Zelasko placed 6th in 19:44
Senior Juliana Kroll placed 22nd in 20:48
Freshman Audrey Henning placed 28th in 21:13
Freshman Ilayna Baltes placed 30th in 21:16

Juniors Sage Mougin and Brianna Hooton missed an individual advancement by 1 and 2 places, respectively, as the 11th and 12th individuals in the field. Senior Serena Cuevas placed 51st.

Catch the 4 advancing ladies and the boys’ team next weekend at Sunset Hills Farm at the Chesterton Regional.