The La Porte Boys Cross Country team finished 4th in the 8 team Duneland Athletic Conference Championship at Crown Point with 98 overall points. Along the way, the Slicers earned two All-Conference performances from Mitchell Gits, who finished 3rd with a time of 16:17, and Connor Havens with an 11th place finish at 16:46. Also scoring for the Slicers was Cole Raymond (17/16:58), Sam Bell (33/17:41), and Ben Martin (34/17:43). Crown Point won the meet with 67 points. Valparaiso (69) and Chesterton (70) also earned top 4 team finishes.
In the JV boys race, LaPorte finished 5th and was paced by Sean Wilson’s 6th place finish of 17:41 and a 19th place finish from Teddy Merkel (18:15). Also setting new personal best times were John Groth (32/18:36), Remi Cernel (33/18:37), Kaden Collette (68/19:35), and Chase Pullins (78/19:54).