Two from SWOC Qualify for State Cross Country Meet

10/28/2019

         

The Southwest Ohio Conference has qualified two runners for the Division I Boys Cross Country State Meet on Saturday, November 2 at National Trail Raceway in Hebron, Ohio.  The race is scheduled to begin at 3:00 PM.  Talawanda's Kiefer Bell (Sophomore) and Little Miami's Will Zegarski (Sophomore) both qualified as individuals at the Troy Division I Cross Country Regional Meet.  Kiefer qualified with a time of 16:33.37, while finishing 9th in the Regional Meet.  Two weeks earlier, he finished first at the SWOC Cross Country Championship Meet and was named SWOC Boys Cross Country Athlete of the Year.  Will qualified with a time of 16:36.64, while finishing 11th in the Regional Meet.  Two weeks earlier, he finished second at the SWOC Cross Country Championship Meet in a closely contested race, as evidenced by the photo below.  Kiefer is coached by Paul Stiver and Will is coached by Eric Bond.  Congratulations and good luck at the State Meet!!!