Griffins Update

Event Details

  • October 19th, 2019

  • TBA

  • Cross Country

  • Varsity

  • Boy

  • Game

  • Away


  • PEORIA HEIGHTS,Detweiller Park

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Game Summary





Cross Country @ Peoria Heights

The Running Griffins traveled to Detweiller Park (site of the IHSA State XC Championships) in Peoria to battle 41 complete teams, and came away with a 3rd Place finish with 215 points behind #1 State Ranked Monticello and #5 Elmwood-Brimfield.  FMCHS was led with 3 medalists; Tyler Guthrie ran 15:34 for 4th overall.  He had an excellent effort by putting himself in the top pack from the get-go.  Zach Brasel raced to 19th overall in 16:20, and Brandon Ahring 30th in 16:34.  Tanner Fox finished 59th/17:10, and Noah Beltremea 133rd.  Andrew Dupy finished 142nd, and Nolan Shearer in 159th for the varsity top 7.  There were 326 total runners.  Excellent efforts by the FMCHS Griffins in a large field. 

Riley Strack, Evan Rybak and Wyatt Biermann competed in the JV boys race with Evan running a PR of 19:32. 

Next up for the girl’s and boy’s cross country teams is the IHSA State Regional Championships in New Athens on Saturday 10/26/2019 at 10:00 a.m.  On the line is advancement to the State Qualifying Sectional Championships in Benton the following week.  After many miles, workouts, 100 degree to 35 degree days, post-season has arrived!