Fairfield boys advance to state; Colwell advances for ladies


Fairifeld High School’s Lions cross country team traveled to Pickerington on Saturday to participate in the regional cross country meet.

The Lions secured a place at the state meet with a first place finish at the regional meet.

The Lions were led by Noah Richmond and Matthew Mangus who finished second and fourth respectively.

Fairfield also placed all seven of their runners in the top 50 at the event.

The Whiteoak High School junior duo of Hunter Morgan and Atlee Carr finished 72 and 79 respectively.

Ciara Colwell, representing the Lady Lions, finished eighth in the girls race with a time of 20:05.94 to earn a place individually at the state meet.

Results for all Highland County participants:


2 #658 Richmond, Noah Lee. Fairfield 16:28.40

4 #657 Mangus, Matthew Lee. Fairfield 16:39.46

25 #659 Setty, Austin Lee. Fairfield 17:16.15

28 #656 Hodson, Bennett Lee. Fairfield 17:21.25

35 #655 Frost, Cohen Lee. Fairfield 17:37.49

40 #653 Davis, Ethan Lee. Fairfield 17:43.61

42 #654 Davis, Andrew Lee. Fairfield 17:45.13

72 #848 Morgan, Hunter Whiteoak 18:24.72

79 #847 Carr, Atlee Whiteoak 18:34.19


8 Colwell, Ciara Lee. Fairfield 20:05.94

62 Richmond, Morgan Lee. Fairfield 22:03.85

63 Gragg, Megan Lee. Fairfield 22:05.01

69 Barber, Chloe Lee. Fairfield 22:24.54

127 Young, Sarah Lee. Fairfield 26:39.52

130 Cunningham, Meadow Lee. Fairfield 27:01.02

131 Wuellner, Sarah Lee. Fairfield 27:16.32

State qualifiers will travel to National Trail Raceway on Saturday, Nov. 5, to participate in the state cross county meet. Girls D III are scheduled to run at 11:00 a.m. Boys D III are scheduled to run at 1:30 p.m.

Reach Ryan Applegate at 937-402-2572, or on Twitter @RCApplegate89.


By Ryan Applegate


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