Cross Country Running

Several Howard County runners place in top 10 at state cross country meet

Several Howard County runners place in top 10 at state cross country meet

The 3A state cross country race has mostly belonged to Howard County the past three seasons. On the boys side, River Hill entered Saturday’s state meet as the three-time defending champions. For the girls, Centennial won in 2015, and the Hawks were victorious the year before that. Last season, they finished fourth and second, respectively, behind Northern.

But River Hill and Centennial were not able to win individual or team titles this year, and neither were the other Howard County teams competing at Hereford High School. The Hawks girls side settled for runner-up in the 2A race, finishing behind the host school in the 2A race, while the Eagles boys’ squad also came in second...

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