TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WANE) – For the first time in program history, Homestead girls cross country captured a state championship during Saturday’s IHSAA state meet in Terre Haute. The Spartans topped state runner-up Concordia by seven points to claim the state title.
Addison Knoblauch paced the way for Homestead, finishing fourth overall with a time of 17:37.6. Concordia’s Mallory Weller and Lexi Panning finished in sixth and seventh, respectively.
Meanwhile, Warsaw senior and Indiana commit Joey Rastrelli finished 11th overall with a time of 18:02.7.
In the boys race, Westview’s Noah Bontrager was the fastest northeast Indiana runner with a time of 15:28.6 – good for 13th overall.
Concordia placed seventh as a team, the highest finish for a northeast Indiana team. Cadets senior Vaughn Hendrickson also earned the IHSAA’s Mental Attitude Award on Saturday.
Click here to view the complete results from Saturday’s IHSAA State Championship meet.