Multiple Teams · New Castle High School Cross Country Varsity Boys finishes 6th place at Hoosier Heritage Conference Meet


Sport Cross Country Varsity Boys
Place 6 Points 143
Game Recap
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.

Box Scores
Box Score:
Team Runner Position Time
New Castle Sam Willis 12th 17:46
New Castle Patrick Calvert 27th 18:48
New Castle Devin Solomon 33rd 19:06
New Castle Hunter Rose 34th 19:11
New Castle Justin Burkholder 37th 19:16
New Castle Jeff Melton 44th 19:39
New Castle Bronson Dye 47th 20:06
New Castle Ross Schmeisser JV-8th 20:11
New Castle Chris Graham JV-9th 20:12
New Castle Tyler Vance JV-10th 20:25
New Castle Hayden McIlwain JV-17th 21:18
New Castle Robbie Lamb JV-36th 22:53