Girls Varsity Cross Country · NPCC Girls Varsity Places 2nd at NIC Championships


  Place Points
Penn High School 1st 23
New Prairie High School 2nd 86
Elkhart Central High School 3rd 94
Mishawaka High School 4th 95

The NPCC girls, led by frontrunner Lillian Zelasko, earned runner-up honors at the NIC Championships this morning, bested by Penn. Three Cougars earned All-Conference honors: Lillian Zelasko (1st Team All-NIC), Juliana Kroll (2nd Team All-NIC), and Audrey Henning (Honorable Mention All-NIC). Brianna Hooton and Alexis Lichtenbarger earned PRs (22:19 & 23:46), and Sage Mougin ran a season best time of 22:25. NPCC’s scoring five included:

Freshman Lillian Zelasko – 3rd – 19:46
Senior Juliana Kroll – 9th – 20:41
Freshman Audrey Henning – 17th – 20:57
Freshman Ilayna Baltes – 25th – 21:29
Junior Brianna Hooton – 39th – 22:19

In the combined NIC/NLC JV Girls race, NP placed 8th. In the final race of the JV season, PRs were set by Serena Cuevas (23:34), Brianna Podemski (24:14), Makayla Scarborough (24:51), and Analise Olivo (27:03). Season best performances included Leann Bailey (25:42), Hannah Chlebowski (26:04), and Julia Jones (27:23). The scoring five for the NPCC JV squad included:

Serena Cuevas – 38th – 23:34
Brianna Podemski – 50th – 24:14
Makayla Scarborough – 64th – 24:51
Leann Bailey – 79th – 25:42
Hannah Chlebowski – 91st – 26:04

NPCC hosts the New Prairie Sectional next weekend on Saturday 10/12/19.