OXFORD — The Talawanda Brave will be well represented at the 2020 OHSAA Southwest Regional Cross Country Meet. There will be nine Brave student-athletes competing in the meet, following their qualifying runs at the District Meet.
Fresh off their SWOC Championship, the Talawanda girls team qualified as an entire team for the Regional Cross Country Meet, for the fourth straight year, and claimed a District Runner-up in the process. Team members are: SWOC Runner of the Year Hannah Lippincott (Jr.); Maddy Iden (Sr.); Libby Farmer (Sr.); Lilly Iden (Soph.); Kylee Carver (Soph.); Bella Walter (Jr.); and Brooke Hubbard (Sr.).
Also fresh off their SWOC Championship, Talawanda’s boys team had two individual qualifiers: SWOC Runner of the Year Kiefer Bell (Jr.) and Logan Murray (Jr.).
The regional cross country meet will be held Saturday, Oct. 31 in Troy. The boys race is set for 3 p.m. and the girls race is set for 4 p.m. This team and runners are vying to qualify for berths at the state cross country meet in Columbus.