Entry List Deadline: Monday, Oct. 3, 2016, 4 pm ET / 3 pm CT.
Date: Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016.
Admission: $5 per person.
Advancement: The top 10 individuals from non‐advancing teams and the first 5 qualifying teams from each sectional shall advance to designated regionals.
1. Hammond Gavit (14) | 10/10:45 am CT (Riverside Park) | Boys Results | Girls Results
Calumet, East Chicago Central, Gary West Side, Griffith, Hammond, Hammond Academy of Science & Technology, Hammond Bishop Noll, Hammond Clark, Hammond Gavit, Hammond Morton, Highland, Lake Central, Munster, Whiting.
2. Crown Point (12) | 10/10:40 am CT (Lemon Lake County Park) | Boys Results | Girls Results
21st Century Charter - Gary, Andrean, Bowman Leadership Academy, Crown Point, Lighthouse CPA, Gary Roosevelt, Hanover Central, Hebron, Hobart, Lowell, Merrillville, River Forest.
3. Chesterton (13) | 10/10:45 am CT (Sunset Hills Farm) | Boys Results | Girls Results
Boone Grove, Chesterton, Lake Station Edison, LaPorte, Marquette Catholic, Michigan City, New Prairie, Portage, South Central (Union Mills), Valparaiso, Washington Township, Westville, Wheeler.
4. Rensselaer Central (11) | 10:30/11:15 am CT | Boys Results | Girls Results
Kankakee Valley, Knox, Kouts, LaCrosse, Morgan Township, North Judson-San Pierre, North Newton, Oregon-Davis, Rensselaer Central, South Newton, West Central.
5. Benton Central (13) | 10:30 am/11:15 am ET | Boys Results | Girls Results
Attica, Benton Central, Covington, Crawfordsville, Fountain Central, Frontier, North Montgomery, North Vermillion, North White, Seeger, Southmont, Tri-County, Twin Lakes.
6. Harrison (West Lafayette)(12) | 10/10:40 am ET (Tippecanoe Amphitheater) | Boys Results | Girls Results
Clinton Central, Clinton Prairie, Delphi Community, Faith Christian, Frankfort, Harrison (West Lafayette), Lafayette Central Catholic, Lafayette Jefferson, McCutcheon, Rossville, West Lafayette, Western Boone.
7. Culver Academies (11) | 10:30/11:10 am ET | Boys Results | Girls Results
Argos, Caston, Culver Academies, Culver Community, Manchester, North Miami, Plymouth, Rochester Community, Tippecanoe Valley, Triton, Warsaw Community.
8. Logansport (12) | 10:30/11:15 am ET | Boys Results | Girls Results
Carroll (Flora), Cass, Eastern (Greentown), Kokomo, Logansport, Maconaquah, Northwestern, Peru, Pioneer, Taylor, Western, Winamac Community.
9. South Bend Riley (12) | 1:00/1:45 pm ET (Erskine Golf Course) | Boys Results | Girls Results
Bremen, Glenn, LaVille, Mishawaka, Mishawaka Marian, Penn, South Bend Adams, South Bend Career Academy, South Bend Clay, South Bend Riley, South Bend St. Joseph, South Bend Washington.
10. Elkhart Central (11) | 10:30/11:15 am ET (Oxbow Park) | Boys Results | Girls Results
Bethany Christian, Concord, Elkhart Central, Elkhart Christian Academy, Elkhart Memorial, Fairfield, Goshen, Jimtown, Northridge, NorthWood, Wawasee.
11. West Noble (11) | 10:30/11:15 am ET | Boys Results | Girls Results
Angola, Central Noble, Churubusco, DeKalb, East Noble, Eastside, Fremont, Lakeland, Prairie Heights, West Noble, Westview.
12. Fort Wayne Northrop (13) | 10:30/11:15 am ET | Boys Results | Girls Results
Carroll (Fort Wayne), Columbia City, Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger, Fort Wayne Blackhawk Christian, Fort Wayne Concordia Lutheran, Fort Wayne North Side, Fort Wayne Northrop, Fort Wayne Snider, Garrett, Homestead, Lakewood Park Christian, Leo, Whitko.
13. Bellmont (12) | 10:30/11:15 am ET | Boys Results | Girls Results
Adams Central, Bellmont, Bluffton, Fort Wayne Bishop Luers, Fort Wayne Canterbury, Fort Wayne South Side, Fort Wayne Wayne, Heritage, New Haven, Norwell, South Adams, Woodlan.
14. Marion (11) | 10:30/11:15 am ET (Indiana Wesleyan University) | Boys Results | Girls Results
Blackford, Eastbrook, Huntington North, Madison-Grant, Marion, Mississinewa, Northfield, Oak Hill, Southern Wells, Southwood, Wabash.
15. Pendleton Heights (13) | 10:30/11:15 am ET | Boys Results | Girls Results
Alexandria Monroe, Anderson, Anderson Preparatory Academy, Blue River Valley, Daleville, Elwood Community, Frankton, Lapel, Liberty Christian, Mt. Vernon (Fortville), Pendleton Heights, Shenandoah, Yorktown.
16. Delta (12) | 10/10:45 am ET | Boys Results | Girls Results
Cowan, Delta, Jay County, Monroe Central, Muncie Burris, Muncie Central, Randolph Southern, Union (Modoc), Union City, Wapahani, Wes-Del, Winchester Community.
17. South Putnam (12) | 10:30/11:15 am ET | Boys Results | Girls Results
Avon, Bethesda Christian, Brownsburg, Cascade, Cloverdale, Danville Community, Decatur Central, Greencastle, North Putnam, Plainfield, South Putnam, Tri-West Hendricks.
18. Ben Davis (13) | 10/10:45 am ET | Boys Results | Girls Results
Ben Davis, Covenant Christian (Indianapolis), Indiana Math & Science Academy, Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter, Indianapolis Crispus Attucks, Indianapolis Emmerich Manual, Indianapolis Northwest, Indianapolis Shortridge, Indianapolis George Washington, International School of Indiana, Pike, Speedway, Zionsville.
19. Noblesville (12) | 10:30/11:15 am ET (Chinquapin Ridge XC Course) | Boys Results | Girls Results
Carmel, Fishers, Guerin Catholic, Hamilton Heights, Hamilton Southeastern, Lebanon, Noblesville, Sheridan, Tindley, Tipton, University, Westfield.
20. Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory (14) | 10:30/11:15 am ET | Boys Results | Girls Results
Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory, Heritage Christian, Herron, Indiana School for the Deaf, Indianapolis Arlington, Indianapolis Arsenal Technical, Indianapolis Bishop Chatard, Indianapolis Broad Ripple, Indianapolis Cathedral, Irvington Preparatory Academy, Lawrence Central, Lawrence North, North Central (Indianapolis), Park Tudor.
21. New Palestine (12) | 10/10:45 am ET | Boys Results | Girls Results
Beech Grove, Eastern Hancock, Franklin Central, Greenfield-Central, Indianapolis Lutheran, Indianapolis Marshall, Indianapolis Scecina Memorial, Morristown, New Palestine, Roncalli, Triton Central, Warren Central.
22. Connersville (13) | 10:30/11:15 am ET | Boys Results | Girls Results
Cambridge City, Centerville, Connersville, Franklin County, Hagerstown, Knightstown, New Castle, Northeastern, Richmond, Rushville Consolidated, Seton Catholic, Tri, Union County.
23. South Dearborn (11) | 10:30/11:15 am ET | Boys Results | Girls Results
Batesville, East Central, Greensburg, Jac-Cen-Del, Milan, North Decatur, Oldenburg Academy, Rising Sun, South Dearborn, South Decatur, South Ripley.
24. Franklin Community (12) | 10:30/11:05 am ET | Boys Results | Girls Results
Center Grove, Eminence, Franklin Community, Greenwood Community, Greenwood Christian Academy, Monrovia, Mooresville, Perry Meridian, Shelbyville, Southport, Waldron, Whiteland Community.
25. Brown County (13) | 10:30/11:15 am ET (Eagle Park) | Boys Results | Girls Results
Brown County, Brownstown Central, Columbus East, Columbus North, Crothersville, Edinburgh, Hauser, Indian Creek, Martinsville, Seymour, Southwestern (Shelbyville), Trinity Lutheran, White River Valley.
26. Terre Haute North (13) | 9/9:45 am ET (LaVern Gibson XC Course) | Boys Team | Boys Indv | Girls Team | Girls Indv
Clay City, Linton-Stockton, North Central (Farmersburg), Northview, Owen Valley, Riverton Parke, Rockville, Shakamak, South Vermillion, Sullivan, Terre Haute North, Terre Haute South, West Vigo.
27. Bedford North Lawrence (13) | 10:30/11:15 am ET | Boys Results | Girls Results
Bedford North Lawrence, Bloomfield, Bloomington North, Bloomington South, Eastern (Pekin), Eastern Greene, Edgewood, Medora, Mitchell, Orleans, Paoli, Salem, West Washington.
28. Southwestern (Hanover) (12) | 10:30/11:15 am ET (Hanover College XC Course) | Boys Results | Girls Results
Austin, Charlestown, Henryville, Jennings County, Madison Consolidated, New Washington, Rock Creek Academy, Scottsburg, Shawe Memorial, Silver Creek, Southwestern (Hanover), Switzerland County.
29. Crawford County (12) | 11/11:45 am ET | Boys Results | Girls Results
Borden, Christian Academy of Indiana, Clarksville, Corydon Central, Crawford County, Floyd Central, Jeffersonville, Lanesville, New Albany, North Harrison, Providence, South Central (Elizabeth).
30. Jasper (12) | 10:30/11:15 am ET (Vincennes University Jasper) | Boys Results | Girls Results
Cannelton, Forest Park, Heritage Hills, Jasper, Loogootee, Northeast Dubois, Perry Central, Shoals, South Spencer, Southridge, Springs Valley, Tell City.
31. South Knox (12) | 11/11:45 am ET | Boys Results | Girls Results
Barr-Reeve, Gibson Southern, North Daviess, North Knox, Pike Central, Princeton Community, South Knox, Tecumseh, Vincennes Lincoln, Vincennes Rivet, Washington, Washington Catholic.
32. Evansville Mater Dei (12) | 10/10:45 am CT (Angel Mounds) | Boys Results | Girls Results
Boonville, Castle, Evansville Bosse, Evansville Central, Evansville Harrison, Evansville Mater Dei, Evansville Memorial, Evansville North, Evansville F.J. Reitz, Mt. Vernon, North Posey, Signature.
Date: Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016.
Site: LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course, Wabash Valley Sports Center, 599 S. Tabortown Road, Terre Haute, IN 47803.
SR 42 is closed east of Tabortown Road and driving to the LaVern Gibson Cross Country Course from the EAST
· I-70 Approach: Take I-70 westbound to the SR46/US40 Exit, proceed northward to the intersection of Poplar Street/SR42, proceed eastward along SR 42 to the roadway roundabout when a directional sign will guide vehicles to the course.
· US 40 Approach: Take US 40 westbound through Brazil and proceed to Tabortown Road located approximately 1.0 mile west of the countyline. Take Tabortown Road southward to the Cross Country Course.
· SR 46 Approach: Take SR 46 westbound and pass under I-70 where SR46/US40 will proceed in a northerly direction to the intersection of SR42/Poplar Street. Turn eastbound at this intersection and travel along SR42 to the roadway roundabout when a directional sign will guide vehicles to the course.
Times: Girls at 1 pm ET; Boys at 1:45 pm ET.
Admission: $8.00 per person.
Feeder Semi-States: Brown County, Shelbyville, New Haven, New Prairie.
Preview | Official Program
Girls Team Results | Girls Individual Results | Boys Team Results | Boys Individual Results
Eckstein, Schwartz Claim Cross Country Prizes
Carroll Boys, Carmel Girls Reign in Team Competition
The Carroll (Fort Wayne) boys cross country team was presented its first state championship trophy while the Carmel girls team extended its record run to a seventh straight year during festivities at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course in Terre Haute.
Among individuals, Oldenburg Academy senior Curtis Eckstein left no doubt finishing well ahead of the field to win the boys individual state championship in 15:13.3. Runner-up Gabe Fendel, a junior at Hamilton Southeastern finished in 15:40.7. Third place went to junior Skylar Stidam (15:51.6) of Christian Academy of Indiana, sophomore Mitchell Rans (15:57.2) of Caston was fourth, and Lowell junior Alec Fleming (15:57.8) ended fifth. Eckstein's 27.4-second differential was the second-largest winning margin since 1968 and he became the first cross country state champion in his school's history.
The same can be said for DeKalb junior Tyler Schwartz who claimed the girls crown in 18:08.6 pulling away from Carroll sophomore Abigail Green who ended in 18:17.4.
Carmel's girls dynasty continued as the Greyhounds of coach Mark Ellington collected five of the top 21 spots in the race for 44 points. Carroll (Fort Wayne) took runner-up honors for the second straight year with 113 points. Third place Homestead and fourth place Zionsville both enjoyed their best finish ever with 157 and 166 points, respectively, with Noblesville holding down fifth place with 245.
Maddie Dalton was the third overall finisher for the Greyhounds in 18:27.0 followed by fourth place teammate Christina Geisler in 18:28.3. Freshman Phoebe Bates was sixth in 18:37.2 and seniors Rachel Anderson (18:57.1) and defending state champion Sarah Leinheiser (19:02.7) ended 21st.
The Carroll boys team of coach Phil Yoder tallied 71 points to take top honors over defending state champion Carmel which finished with 117 points for second place. Lowell ended third at 166 for its best finish ever, Fishers was fourth with 169 and Fort Wayne Concordia Lutheran was fifth with 173, also its highest finish ever.
Carroll sophomore Cole Powers led the Chargers' scoring runners with a 10th place overall finish, senior Carter Meyer ended 17th, sophomore Draven Thompson was 31st, senior Dawson Winters 32nd and junior Connor Goetz ended 37th.
This year's meet was held under clear sunny skies and unseasonably warm temperatures with a high of 80 degrees.
Oldenburg's Eckstein, Carmel's Anderson receive Mental Attitude Awards
Following the races, Curtis Eckstein of Oldenburg Academy was named the winner of the Charles F. Maas Mental Attitude Award and Carmel High School's Rachel Anderson received the Girls Mental Attitude Award.
Eckstein earned the boys overall state championship while Anderson finished 19th overall in helping her school to its seventh consecutive state title.
Both individuals for nominated for the awards by their coach and school principals, and were determined to have best demonstrated mental attitude, scholarship, leadership and athletic ability in cross country by the IHSAA Executive Committee.
Anderson is interested in studying Biology and plans to run cross country and track at an undecided college. She is the daughter of David and Marisa Anderson of Carmel.
Eckstein is also undecided on his college choice but plans to study Engineering. He is the son of Dave and Judy Eckstein of Batesville.
Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance presented a $1,000 scholarship to each high school's general scholarship fund in the name of each individual.