Cross Country- Runnin’ all the Way to Regionals

Breauna Dorris, Writer

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Not many people know what cross country is or what kind of sport it is. Cross Country is a running sport in which teams and individuals run in open air natural terrain courses. The course typically is between 2.5 and 7.5 miles long. After this season, Northeast’s Cross Country team will surely be noticed. The extensive practicing for weeks, running with the team and support from Coach Wilcox, led the team to regionals. ┬áSenior Michael Ecker-Randolph’s hard work accnd dedication paid off when he was able to make it all the way to States. Ecker-Randolph said that his best moment was when “he got his personal best time of 16.51 and got 2nd place”. Along with Ecker-Randolph, Senior Ryan Jairam placed in the top 15 for the district race. Jairam says ” all the different terrain makes it more difficult than track but helps me get prepared for the season, the hardest terrain is sand and the easiest is concrete”. Now that the team has got the recognition is deserves lets hope the team has an even better season next year.

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