The LaPorte Boys Cross Country team ran to a 3rd place team finish at Saturday’s IHSAA Regional Championship at New Prairie HS. Leading the way for the Slicers was Mitchell Gits who became La Porte’s first Individual Regional Champion since 2013 with a personal best time of 16:15. Also earning top 20 finishes for the Slicers was Connor Havens with a 14th place (12th in the team scoring) finish and a time of 16:48, and Cole Raymond who finished 18th (14th) overall with a new PR of 16:54. Rounding out the scoring for La Porte was Sam Bell (23/17:16) and Ben Martin (27/17:29). This performance punches the Slicers’ ticket for next week’s IHSAA New Prairie Semi State Competition. New Prairie HS with 88 team points and Portage HS (90 points) also advanced.
Full results are available at http://www.ihsaa.org/Portals/0/boys%20sports/crosscountry/2018-19/201819BTeamNewPrairieRegional.pdf