Clarion’s Lerch Wins KSAC Boys’ XC Title; Cranberry Takes Home Team Title

Chris Rossetti

Chris Rossetti

Published October 19, 2018 4:30 am
Clarion’s Lerch Wins KSAC Boys’ XC Title; Cranberry Takes Home Team Title

FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. (D9Sports) — Clarion’s Nathaniel Lerch won the KSAC boys’ cross country individual title Thursday, while Cranberry took home the team title.

(Photo of the Top 10 boys’ finishers at the KSAC Top 10 boys’ finishers. Photo courtesy of Matt Lerch)

Run at North Clarion, Lerch ran a time of 17:00.78, which was five seconds faster than second-place finisher Matthew Woolcock of Cranberry, who ran a time of 17:05.78. Cranberry, meanwhile, scored 28 points to outdistance second-place Clarion, who had 34 points.

Cranberry and Clarion dominated the Top 11.

For the Berries, Daniel Fisher was third, Logan Johnson was sixth, Christian Miller was seventh, Hunter O’Neil was 10th and Daniel Ketner was 11th.

For Clarion, Nick Schill was fifth, Don Cunningham was eighth and Noah Scholl was ninth.

The only non-Cranberry/Clarion runner in the Top 11 was North Clarion’s Jacob Bauer, who finished fourth.

Cranberry also won the junior high boys’ team title with the Berries Noel Bunyak earning medalist honors in the race (See full junior high boys’ individual results).


1. Cranberry 28
2. Clarion 34
3. Keystone 106
4. North Clarion 114
5. Clarion-Limestone 141
6. Karns City 170
7. Moniteau 185
8. Union/A-C Valley 186

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