It was another big year for area cross country teams, and some of those top performers highlight this year's All-Region squads.
The girls NTL runner of the year was awarded to Cowanesque Valley's Jules Jones and boys NTL runner of the year was awarded to NEB's Casey Ellis.
HERSHEY — Northeast Bradford came in with outside hopes of reaching the podium as a team. If everybody ran their best, they could finish in the top two.
BLOOMSBURG — Four local boy runners extended their cross-country season on Thursday at the District IV Championships.
BLOOMSBURG — Northeast Bradford's dominance at the Class A level in District IV continued in the cold and soggy conditions Thursday.
It was wet. It was cold. And it was windy. In the end three locals overcame all that to earn a spot in the girls' cross country PIAA Championships.
There isn't a senior among them. In fact, the top seven Troy girls runners include three freshmen and three sophomores.
The Athens girls cross-country team was second at the Whitney Point Invitational.
LERAYSVILLE — Northeast Bradford's hold over the NTL was tighter than ever on Saturday.
LERAYSVILLE — All season, the Troy girls' cross-country team tried to upend the NTL champions, Northeast Bradford, and all season they came up short. Until Saturday.
The Waverly girls finished ninth with 239 points and Athens was 14th with 403 for the girls, while the Waverly boys were 14th with 384 points and Athens didn't have a complete team for the boys at the Bob Greene Invitational at Newark Valley.
Northeast Bradford clinched the NTL boys and girls cross-country titles Tuesday.
LITCHFIELD — The Waverly girls and Athens boys took home titles in the Tom Koons Invitational Thursday at Litchfield.
Athens earned an NTL boys' cross-country sweep Tuesday in one of the tightest duals meets of the season.
Notre Dame and Northeast Bradford both finished in the top 10 of the Seeded-A Varsity boys' race at the McQuaid Invitational Saturday.