|The New Castle Trojans competed in their first Hoosier Heritage Conference meet on Saturday, October 5th. The NCXC team placed 6th out of 8 teams with 143 points beating Yorktown and Delta.
Placing 12th overall and earning all-conference honors was senior Sam Willis with a time of 17:46. Also running in the varsity race was junior Patrick Calvert (27th), senior Devin Solomon (32nd), sophomore Hunter Rose (33rd), junior Justin Burkholder (37th), freshman Jeff Melton (44th) and sophomore Bronson Dye (47th).
In the JV race, senior Ross Schmeisser led the Trojans by placing 8th overall with a time of 20:11. Schmeisser edged out teammate freshman Chris Graham who placed 9th. Also finishing for the Green & White was freshman Tyler Vance (10th), sophomore Hayden McIlwain (17th) and junior Robbie Lamb (36th).
The Trojans next meet is the IHSAA Sectional Meet at Connersville on Tuesday, October 15th.