Chillicothe Senior Cross Country runner Layne Worman won the Boys Varsity
division of the Chillicothe Cross Country Invitational at Simpson Park.
Worman had a slim lead after the first of two laps, but ended up winning
the Championship by a margin of 34 seconds over 2nd place runner Jack
Hausman of St Joseph Bishop LeBlond.
Worman commented on his pivotal second lap.
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Coach Tim Rekiena Comments:
"Very Hot and Humid. So pleased for Layne Worman, he
has worked very hard and wanted to win our home meet."
"The entire boys and girls teams continue to run a
little better. Tanner Hobbs and Ben Hayen continue to run together and
push each other. Lexie Dickerson and Callaway Chapman both medaled which
was great to see. On the JV races, Jacob Parker went out hard and kept his
lead the entire race"
"Layne Worman made sure he was in the top pack and
battled first place against Jack Hausman (Bishop LeBlond), after 1.5
miles, Layne was able to put a gap between them to take the lead.
"Heat was a factor as Carly Beebe collapsed for the
second time this season. EMTs were on site and took care of her