Harney, Roush lead City harrriers
FORT WAYNE â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s cross country teams, along with the rest of the Northeast Hoosier Conference, competed at The Plex in Fort Wayne for a second week in a row, this time for the conference meet.
Last week, hundreds of runners from all over Northern Indiana competed in the New Haven Classic, where Columbia Cityâ€™s Evan Harney and Samantha Roush had stand-out performances, placing second and fourth, respectively.
Both Harney and Roush made 1st-team All-Conference on Saturdayâ€™s meet. Harney qualified with a time of 16.24, placing seventh overall and Roush with 18.58, placing third overall.
Many of the Eagles typical girlsâ€™ varsity runners did not run due to injuries, allowing for several JV girls to step up and take their place.
â€śWe gave them a chance to shine in a real varsity race,â€ť said Head Coach Bob Fahl, and they really stepped it up.â€ť
Columbia Cityâ€™s boys placed sixth as a team and the girls came in seventh.
Both cross country teams are back in action Oct. 9 for the Northrop sectional.
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