Panthers News · Girls XC Wins First Regional Title in 23 years


The girls cross country team won their first Regional Championship in 23 years; in the process they qualified for the State Championship Nov 2nd at Michigan International Speedway. West Ottawa won the Regional Title with 62 points; Jenison was second with 98 points and Caledonia 3rd 101 points. The girls were led by Arianne and Abby Olson who finished 1st and 2nd for the seventh time this year. Arianne set a new school record with a time of 17:26. Rounding out the top 5 scorers were Lucy Groothuis, 8th in 19:24, Megan Postma, 23rd in 19:54, and Abby Bonnema, 28th in 20:11.