The GCL South Cross Country Championships (combined with the GGCL) were held Saturday, October 15th, 2016 at St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, where #2 State/#1 City ranked St. Xavier won their sixth straight league title. LaSalle finished second, Elder third, and Moeller was fourth. In the JV race Moeller also finished 4th,with the Freshmen finishing 3rd in their race.
Earning First Team All-GCL Honors with his 3rd place finish in 16:17 was Moeller's top finisher Junior Jack Lowry. Also scoring for Varsity were Josh Gorczynski, Ben Bowers, Dan Hansen, and Jason Wannamaker.
Moeller's top finisher in the JV race was Junior Nick Lima in 13th place with a time of 18:40. Also scoring for JV were Tyler Rinn, Peyton Smiddy, John Pappalardo, and Nathan Weisgerber.
For the Freshmen Two-Mile race, it was Danny Hogan as the top finisher for the Crusaders in 5th place with a time of 11:02. Also scoring in the Freshmen race were Dan Kunkel, Tristan McKenzie, Ethan Cepluch, and Jon Stentz.
And in the Open race, it was Senior Kevin Luers finishing in the top spot for the Crusaders in 5th place with a time of 17:46. Also medaling in that race was Senior Will Pappalardo in 10th place.
The postseason continues for the Varsity squad on Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 with the OHSAA Division One Southwest Ohio District Race "A" at Voice of America Park in Westchester, Ohio, starting at 11:00am. Moeller will face off with the likes of Mason, LaSalle, Elder, Lakota West, Oak Hills, Sycamore, Turpin and others with the top five teams and twenty individuals of that race advancing to the Regionals in Troy the following weekend. The team could really use your support as they go after one of those qualifying spots. The JV squad will conclude their season on Thursday, October 20th, 2016 with the District JV/Open Race at Plains JH School in Liberty Township. Race time 5:00pm. Please come out to cheer on the Crusaders next week!
Also, a special shout-out to the Moeller Hockey Team and Coach Reeder for having his team there to support us for the GCL....many thanks to them!
Finally, the Moeller Cross Country and Track & Field Programs will be holding a combined team fundraiser this coming Monday, October 17th, 2016 at the Skyline Chili in Mason near the Fields-Ertel, Mason-Montgomery Road Exit off of I-71. Hours are from 5pm to 9pm. Please bring or show the attached "ticket" when ordering so that both teams can receive credit....and join us for dinner that evening, or a late evening meal following the Moeller Soccer tournament match that day. Thank you in advance for your patronage to both Moeller Cross Country and Track & Field, and good luck to Moeller Soccer in the post-season. It's Skyline time!