By ROB HAMILTON
The Cardington cross country teams ran at the OHSAA Pre-Season Meet at National Trails Raceway Saturday, competing in the combined Division II and III meet. The boys’ team finished eighth, as Jacob Long finished third overall in 16:55.8. Derek Goodman ran 50th in 19:02, while Josh Queener was 51st in 19:02.1. Also, Mike Queener placed 61st in 19:18.7, Quinn Maceyko was 66th in 19:29.1, Greg Osborne ran 158th in 23:45.6 and Spencer Benson finished 165th in 24:34.8.
The girls took 18th place, with Alicia McElwee placing 95th in 25:40.9. Sage Brannon was 114th in 26:45.8 and Abbey Lorimer was 115th in 26:48.9. Jessica Shook ran 131st in 28:46.8, Kynlee Edwards finished 138th in 29:34.7, Caitlyn Lee-Rosch was 141st in 29:58.1 and Destiny Williamson took 151st in 30:58.4 to round out the Lady Pirates.
Rob Hamilton can be reached at 419-946-3010, ext. 1807. Connect with him on Twitter at @SportsMCS