Winnebago girls win National Cross Country race-USA Meet of Champions

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TERRE HAUTE, IN (WTVO/WQRF) — Add another crown for the Winnebago girls cross country team this season. It came Sunday when Winnebago won the girls varsity high school Open Division at the XC Town USA Meet of Champions in Indiana.

Winnebago, running as the club team the Winnebago Warriors totaled 49 points to easily outdistance runnerup Tcepscorp TC of North Prospect Illinois which finished with 101 points.

Leading the way for Winnebago was senior Natalia Martino. She finished in fourth place overall with a time of 19:03:.3.

A week ago Winnebago, again running as a club team, won the ShaZam state championships in Chillicothe, Illinois. This is the same group of seven girls who led Winnebago High School to regional and sectional championships during the IHAS cross country season this fall.

Winnnebago Runners: (Sunday at Terre Haute)
4th-Natalia Martino
24th-Kaylee Woolery
30th-Grace Erb
40th-Marissa Roggensack
59th-Katie Erb
91st-Renee Rittmeyer
114th-Sophia Martino

Team Standings (Girls High School Open Division)
1. Winnebago Warriors TC-IL
2. Tcepsorp TC-IL
3. Bobcat TC-PA
4. BCK Thoroughbreds-KY
5. Louisville Rams TC-KY
6. DC XC-KY
7. Rock Bridge Cross Club-MO
8. Center Grove Club-IN
9. Markers XC-MO
10. Carmel Distance Project-IN
11. Pacestter RC-IL
12. Warrior XC-IN
13. West Catholics Falcons GR-MI
14. SJO XC-IL
15. Trojans TC-IL
16. Jays Girls-MO

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