The Berea-Midpark boys and girls cross country teams held its first Titan 5K cross country race Saturday morning. The girls struck gold with 15 points and the boys took second with 60 points.
You could not ask for more ideal conditions for running, and the Titans had the advantage on their home course. The girls team finished with a total run time of 1:50:02. Senior Megan Thai led Berea-Midpark’s efforts with her first place finish in 20:09.25. Finishing in second was teammate Brooke Bechtel who crossed the finish line in 20:54.39. Senior Shura Ermakov (21:47.44) and junior Brooke Kosakowski (23:30.52) finished third and fourth, while senior Katrina Scheu rounded out the scoring effort for the Titans with her fifth place finish in a time of 23:40.48.
The boys team finished with a total run time of 1:36:14. Sophomore Thomas Coble led the scoring efforts for the boys with a time of 19:05.29 placing tenth. Nathan Demian (19:15.53), Antonio Burton (19:16.94), Ian Taylor (19:17.62) and Spencer Reardon (19:19.09) all finished within four seconds of each other to round out the titans scoring.
The boys and girls cross country teams will travel to the Trumbull County Fairgrounds on Saturday October 5th for the Legends Meet.