Buccaneer cross country team sprints to victory at Allendale Falcon invite


Maddie Monroe

Cole Rowden competing on the course, looking to pass runners.

Kyle Bush, Reporter

What Happened: The boys varsity cross country team took on the Allendale Falcon Invite last Saturday and placed first overall.


What It Means: The Buccaneers will move up in this week’s state rankings and will have momentum going into this weeks O-K Red jamboree meet.


Key Moment: Senior Dominic Weatherwax was the Division 1 champion and helped take first place in the meet as a team.


Three Stars:


  • First Star: Dominic Weatherwax set a new personal record this weekend with a time of 16:01.


  • Second and Third Stars: The team. All five top runners ( Senior Andrew Ireland, Weatherwax, Sophomore Cole Rowden, Senior Aidan Martin, and Senior Kyle Eveland) finished in the top 20 of the meet, helping the Bucs cruise to a victory.


They Said it:  

  • “We’re second in the conference right now,” Martin said. “ [We’re] ranked 12th in the state but those rankings should go up after Wednesday’s meet where we’re planning to run really well.”


Up Next: After this weekend, the Bucs are looking to move up in the rankings and moving forward.They are looking to progress and become a faster team as the year moves on.