Chapel Hill Boys Repeat In 3A XC

Chapel Hill High boys repeated as 3A cross country state champion in Kernersville, winning their fifth title in the past 12 years. They had five runners in the top 20 finishers, led by Emil Arangala  third (16:03). Ben Hawley was ninth (16:22). Yichen Sun (16:31) 13, Max Reisinger (16:32) 15, Riley West­man (16:39) 19. WT for the 5K was 15:44. Lucas Nervo-Jabaut (16:48) was 22 and Ryan Ziaee (16:54) 28.

Chapel Hill’s time was 1:22:08, 35 points. Northwood was eighth (204 points).

Chapel Hill girls, led by Abby Weber fifth (18:33), finished fourth (130). Margaret Sept (19:07) of East Chapel Hill was ninth. East finished eighth (209).

Carrboro girls, led by Hannah Preisser fourth (19:36), were third (84 points) in 2A, boys seventh (155).

Chapel Hill boys were first in Top 25 end of season rankings from HSOT.com. Chapel Hill girls were 12, East Chapel Hill 23 and Carrboro 25.