Boys and Girls XC

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Michael Paddock, Reporter

Belvidere North Girls Cross Country has been having a successful season so far.  They are looking to defend their 2018 AA State Title.  In their first meet the team took 2nd place and was lead by Madison Dierks(20’) with a 4th place finish. Behind her was Sydnie Elder(21’) with a 10th place finish.  In the NIC-10 Pre- Conference Meet North took 1st place. Madison Dierks took 1st place out of 56 runners with a time of 19:14.50. The team’s average time was 20:04 throughout the meet.

At the NIC- 10 Conference Championships, the Girls Cross Country team took 1st place.  North had four runners that finished in the top 10 of the race. Giana Sagona lead the team by taking 1st place with a time of 18:10.50.  Madison Dierks was right behind her as she took 2nd place with a time of 18:27.50. Sydnie Elder was able to place in the top 5, coming in 4th place.  Her time was 18:38.60. Alexia Pecora came in 9th place, with a time of 19:07.80.

Belvidere North Girls Cross Country will be looking to make a run in the post- season.  The team’s next meet will be Regionals in Sterling, on October 26.

Belvidere North Boys Cross Country have been having a good season and they are looking to perform well in the post- season.  In the NIC 10 Conference Preview, Belvidere North had took second place out of eight teams. As Nick Lenzen led the team with a fourth place finish, his time was 16:31.1.  Behind him was Caden Mcnulty with a seventh place finish and he his time was 17:00.1. Aiden Massmen was third for the team and took tenth overall, with 17:24.6 as his time.

In the First to the Finish meet, Belvidere North had taken 17th place out of 59 schools.  Belvidere North was led by Caden Mcnulty with a finish of 53rd place. He had a time of 16:29.3.  Nick Lenzen was next to finish for Belvidere North as he finished 55th, with a time of 16:30.  

At the NIC- 10 Conference Championship, North was able to come out on top with a 1st place finish.  The team was lead by Max Beutel, he finished in 1st place with a time of 15:26.80. Caden Mcnulty took 9th place and had a time of 16:29.00.  Behind him was Nick lenzen, who placed in 10th, his time was 16:29.90. Caden Lendman was right behind him and he took 11th place with a time of 16:30.40.

The Belvidere North Boys Cross Country team’s next meet will be Regionals in Sterling, on October 26.