The New Prairie boys cross country team advanced to next week’s semi-state race by placing 5th at today’s regional race.
Conditions were chilly and windy at the course in Chesterton. Josh Baltes had a great performance by placing 3rd in 16:32. Ethan Walden followed in 27th in 17:31. Brenden Oden placed 34th in 17:39, Alex Cicero 38th in 17:48, and Dan Reshan 39th in 17:50 to complete the scoring for the squad. Tristan Balmer lost his shoe early in the race, and finished 41st in 17:52. Dan O’Laughlin finished 46th in 18:04.
New Prairie will compete at the New Prairie Semi-State on Saturday, October 24th.