Clinton Community Schools
CoEd Varsity Cross Country
Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- Oct 28, 2023
Saturday, October 28 - The Redwolves XC Team traveled to Willow Metropark for the XC Region 27-3 Championship Meet. The girls team continued their winning ways by defeating Monroe St. Mary's Catholic Central team by a score of 53-66 in the 10 team field for their second regional championship in the past 4 years. Outstanding performances were made by the entire team, Cylee Elkins broke the school record for the second consecutive week in a time of 19:31.70, in finishing second overall. Allison Bowles became the second runner in Clinton history to finish under 20 minutes in finishing 5th. Samantha Coots, predicted to finish 13th by mixcspeedratings, ran her best race of the season in finishing 7th. Zoey Sierer ran her best race of the season by almost a minute in finishing 22nd. Sarah King ran a personal best time in finishing 25th to round out the scorers. Aurelia Bennett finished 26th. Anna Vincent also ran a personal best in the meet finishing 35th in the 77 runner field.
The boys team qualified for the state meet in finishing second to a tough Flat Rock team finishing with 86 points to the winner's 78. Cole Hillegonds led the boys and all freshmen at the meet with a time of 16:58.10 in finishing 5th overall. Gabe Manchester finished 9th with a new personal best time. Lucas Goodman finished 15th. Eric Ramsey finished 18th and Reed Patrick finished 39th in breaking 19 minutes for the first time in his career to round out the scorers. Ronan Stelzer ran a personal best time in finishing 41st and Austin Strand finished 55th in the 87 runner field.
The teams will travel to Michigan International Speedway on Saturday, November 4 to run in the MHSAA LP Division 3 Finals. The girls will race at 10:10 and the boys will race at 11:30. Check the Cross Country home page on MHSAA.com for ticket information.