Boys’ Cross Country Team Wins Regional

Alex Gold places first. Girls’ finish sixth advancing entire team to Sectional.

Boys’ Cross Country

Oct. 20 

The Final Score1. Deerfield 35, 2. Vernon Hills 50, 3. Grayslake Central 61, 4. Lakes 127, 5. Antioch 150, 6. Woodstock North 160, 7. Carmel 163, 8. Wauconda 194, 9. Grayslake North 201.

Warriors’ Star Performers:             Alex Gold won the individual championship in 16:07.28. Shai Farhi earned a sixth place finish (16:46.17) and Jordan Abosch was seventh (16:51.63).

Other Notable Warrior Performances:       Maor Kramer placed 11th (17:03.51), Bryan Rosenberg 12th (17:07.60), Reilly Grant 38th (18:20.98) and Max rich 42nd (18:30.00).

Who’s Next:   The Warriors compete in the Belvedere Sectional at 11 a.m. Saturday.

The Bottom Line:      Gold ran 17 seconds ahead of his nearest competitor as the Warriors took five of the top 11 spots to finish 15 points in front of Vernon Hills. Deerfield competed in the 2A Division against schools’ with smaller enrollment than most Central Suburban League foes and the course was in Burlington, WI, and one of the toughest around, according to Coach Jeremy Kauffman. “Where they really put the meet away was on the toughest part of the course in mile 2,” he said of his charges.

Girls’ Cross Country

Oct. 20 

The Final Score:  1. Vernon Hills 55, 2. Grayslake Central 56, 3. Lakes 95, 4. Carmel 103, 5. Antioch 135, 6. Deerfield 137, 7. Grayslake North 180, 8. Wauconda 206, 9. Woodstock North 221. 

Warriors’ Star Performer:               Abbey Osborn ran to a 10th place finish in 20:30 with Jordyn Jensen 17th (20:50).

Other Notable Warrior Performances:       Ellen Kerschke took 31st (21:59), Lauren Klein was 34th (22:05), Elayna Shanker 45th (23:07), Elizabeth Zwart 48th (23:14) and Sarah Rudo 49th (23:19).

Who’s Next:               The Warriors compete in the Belvedere Sectional at 10 a.m. Saturday.

The Bottom Line:      Deerfield’s sixth place team finish was good enough to advance the entire team to the Sectionals. 

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