Submitted by Bill Tipple
Three Bellefontaine Middle School runners will compete in the national cross country meet in Louisville, Kentucky, on Saturday morning.
Eighth-graders Grace Brown, Jake Moreland, and Oliver Grandstaff will cap their outstanding season in the championship races.
The girls’ race starts at 9:30. The boys’ race will follow at 10:10.
You can buy tickets at https://runsignup.com/TicketEvent/MiddleSchoolXCNationals
You can see more on the race at https://ky.milesplit.com/meets/483561-middle-school-xc-nationals-2022/info#.Y2KZfHbMIdV
Last month, Brown repeated as the Division II Jr. High state champion.
She had the fastest time across all 3 divisions earning her the honor of Ohio’s Fastest Girl with a time of 11:31.
Brown finished her season undefeated.
Moreland placed 4th at the state meet in a time of 11:07.
Grandstaff finished 16th at the state meet in a time of 11:33.