Cross Country Regionals Scheduled Saturday


Published on October 19 2017 9:23 am
Last Updated on October 19 2017 9:23 am
Written by Millie Lange

Cross country regionals will be contested Saturday, October 21.

Effingham St. Anthony will host a Class 1A Regional for both boys and girls. The event will be held at Mid America Motor Works with the girls race at 10 a.m. and the boys at 11 a.m.

Teams entered in the regional include Altamont, Dieterich, St. Anthony, North Clay (Louisville), Newton, Teutopolis, Alton Marquette, Edwardsville Metro-East Lutheran, Glen Carbon Father McGivney, Greenville, Hutsonville/Palestine, Lawrenceville Co-op, Madison, Robinson, Roxana, Vandalia and East Alton-Wood River.

In the Class 1A Shelbyville Regional, Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City, Neoga and Cumberland will be the local teams competing on the Dacey Trail.

Other teams entered include Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond, Bethany Okaw Valley, Carlinville, Carrollton, Casey-Westfield, Hillsboro, Litchfield Co-op, Marshall, Moweaqua Central A&M, Oakland Co-op, Pana, Piasa Southwestern Co-op, Shelbyville, Staunton Co-op, Sullivan and White Hall North Greene.

The girls race begins at 10 a.m. with the boys race starting at 10:45 a.m.

Effingham will be competing in the Class 2A Charleston Regional Saturday at Lake Land College. Girls will run at 10 a.m. with the boys race at 11.

Along with Effingham will be Champaign Centennial, Charleston, Danville, Decatur Eisenhower, Decatur MacArthur, Mattoon, Mount Zion and Olney.