Cross Country runners do well at Regionals


The season of the Switzerland County varsity boys and girls cross country teams came to an end on Saturday at the Brown County Regional.

In the girls race, the Lady Pacers did not advance as a team, but individual runners Robin Furnish and Paige Ridener both advanced after outstanding individual efforts at the Sectional.

At Saturday’s Regional, Robin Furnish finished 23rd overall in a time of 21:08.99; while Paige Ridener finished 31st overall in a time of 21:34.98


In the boys race, Switzerland County advanced as a team after finishing fourth in the Sectional.

The top finisher for the Pacers on Saturday was Braden Burk, who came home in 30th place overall with a time of 17:30.01. Talen Taylor was right behind, finishing in 32nd place overall with a time of 17:31.84.

Sean Oatman was 54th in a time of 18:30.74; Mikhail Cole was 66th in a time of 20:39.71; Matt Yocum was 67th in a time of 21:20.59; Dakota Taylor was 69th in a time of 21:35.77; and Zack Rodgers finished 71st in a time of 22:09.02.