Tigers run at state
The Northwestern High School cross country team competed at Saturday's WIAA State Championships at The Ridges Golf Course in Wisconsin Rapids. The Tigers boys finished in 14th place among Division 2 teams, while the girls finished 16th.
Wisconsin Lutheran won the boys team title with 63 points. Northwestern finished with 315 points.
Monroe's Ethan Moehn won the boys race in 15:58.93.
Northwestern was led by sophomore Tim Heikkila, who finished 36th in 17:06.01.
Also for the Tigers, Leo Mack was 101st in 18:05.79; David Rautio was 108th in 18:11.42; Josiah Vik was 117th in 18:21.19; Bret Little was 124th in 18:29.96; Mason Lombard was 129th in 18:36.80; and Nathan Johnson was 144th in 19:13.71.
Edgewood was crowned the girls state champion with 84 points. The NHS girls finished with 371 points.
Morgan Florscheim of Shorewood won the girls race with a time of 14:29.10 seconds. Sophomore Emma Nelson was the fastest Tiger, finishing in 34th place in 15:55.11.
Other NHS results were: 123rd, Carmen Ormston, 17:26.47; 125th, Kelly Erkkila, 17:28.68; 126th Caitlin Johnson, 17:30.69; 134th Michaela Ruhman, 17:44.64; 139th Anna Kalin, 17:53.67; and 148th Mariah Nelson, 18:26.56.
WIAA Cross Country Championships
The Ridges Golf Course, Wis. Rapids
Boys Team Scores
Wis. Lutheran 63; Monroe 95; Shorewood 103; Freedom 109; Little Chute 120; Platteville 168; Notre Dame 205; Catholic Mem. 221; Xavier 247; West Salem 256; Oconto Falls 269; Sparta 271; Pewaukee 290; Northwestern 315; Portage 333; Unity/Luck 438.
Girls Team Scores
Edgewood 84; Notre Dame 86; Two Rivers 100; Shorewood 126; Wis. Lutheran 130; Dodgeville/Mineral Point 149; Berlin 193; Plymouth 206; Pewaukee 214; Mauston 264; Deerfield/Cambridge 280; Rice Lake 293; Freedom 316; Clintonville 337; Viroqua 345; Northwestern 371.