The Boys Cross Country team opened their season with the Newtown 5K. The Newtown 5K kicks off the season each year and this year each runner saw an improved time over last season. The Varsity team will be participating in their first big race this Saturday at the OHSAA preseason invitational in Columbus.
Sam Bush placed 5th at the cross country state championships Saturday, as Ben Gothard took home 51st in the boys race. Bush was 17th a year ago as a freshman, and clocked in at an impressive 17:55.
Ben Gothard and Samantha Bush qualified for the Ohio cross country championship race this Saturday after great runs at the Division I Regional Meet at Troy. The boys and girls teams from Turpin barely missed the chance to go to the state meet as a team, as both finished sixth, just one spot from the qualifying spot.
Turpin's girls and boys cross country teams advanced to Saturday's Regional Meet in Troy. The girls' squad placed third in Saturday's District Meet and individual regional qualifiers include district champion Samantha Bush and Jayne Maxwell. The boys team will also compete after placing third, along with indidvidual qualifiers Ben Gothard and Peter Morton.