boys cross country, girls cross country · Hawks boys second at PCC meet

Hebron placed four runners in the top 12 to claim second in the Porter County Conference meet Saturday at Boone Grove.

The Hawks were runners-up to Morgan Township, 35-63, as the Cherokees extended their string of titles to six.

Connor Williams (seventh, 17:32) led Hebron, just ahead of Cody Noel (17:33), with Jacob Stewart 11th (17:53) and Noah Weaver 12th (17:57). Robert Summerville (24th, 19:21) rounded out the Hawks’ scorers, followed by Max Pastrick (25th, 19:23) and Patrick Adamczyk (32nd, 20:31).

Morgan’s Owen Thomas (16:43) was individual champion.

In the girls race, the Cherokees also pushed their run of championships to six,  topping Kouts 33-52. South Central’s Adelaide Young Brust won the race in 20:12.

Hebron (116), which edged Boone Grove for a distant third on a sixth-runner tie-breaker, was paced by Madison Elijah (15h, 22:53) with sister Sidney 19th in 23:34. Lia Panagiotidis crossed 22nd in 22:48 with Qwen Weaver 29th (25:46) and Gabby Wagoner 31st (25:54) to complete the Hawk’s top five. Hope Slusser (26:22) placed 32nd and Kylie Cole 37th (28:18).