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Boys Cross Country Wins Harrison Invite; Virzi Wins Individual Championship

Posted on: September 27, 2017

SETTING THE SCENE:  Milford’s boys cross country team claimed their first team championship of the season at the Harrison Invite, lead by Clayton Virzi and Harris Craycraft who finished first and second overall.  The Eagles will use their midseason break to gear up for the remainder of the regular season.


A LOOK BACK:  The Eagles overcame the heat to claim the championship at the Harrison Invitational, their best team finish of the season thus far.  Clayton Virzi (16.40) won the individual championship, while Harris Craycraft (17.06) finished second.  Peter Kroeger joined his teammates in the top ten with a time of 17.49, and Sean Vonderhaar (18th, 18.06) ended his day in the top twenty. Other Eagles helping Milford to the victory:  Dylan Mullarkey (28th, 28.25); Will Stout (54th, 19.08); and Karl Chavez (61st, 19.24).

Little Miami and Summit Country Day finished behind Milford in second and third of the twelve teams competing. 

Click HERE for final results of the Harrison Invitational. 

Click HERE for Coach Ack's recap.


THE WEEK AHEAD:  The Eagles have no events on the schedule in the upcoming week, as they recover and prepare for the final push for end of season, ECC championships and the postseason.  Looking ahead, Milford will run at the Ross Invitational on Oct. 7 at Ross High School.


INSIDE THE ECC:  Greg Ballman of Loveland shot up to the top of the ECC standings, passing previous leader Joe Ingram of Anderson.   Clayton Virzi ranks third followed by Harris at fifth. Other Milford runners in the top third of the conference include Sean Vonderhaar (33rd), Peter Kroeger (43rd), Dylan Mullarkey (t-58th), Will Stout (61st), Brian Wang (t-77th), and Karl Chavez (88th).


POLL WATCH:  St. Xavier leads the Cincinnati Enquirer’s area coaches’ poll for week five, and there was no movement in the top five, as Mason, Elder, the ECC’s Kings and Lakota East maintained their positions.  For the second week Anderson of the ECC held at seventh.   spot, this week to seventh. Turpin (13), Loveland (3) and Milford (1) again received votes in this week’s coaches’ poll.