GO GOLDEN TORNADO!
BUTLER HIGH SCHOOL
Boys/Girls Varsity Cross Country
Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- Oct 1, 2019
EXTRA – BUTLER BOYS DEFEAT NORTH ALLEGHENY AND WIN SECTION TITLE!!!
On Tuesday afternoon the Butler High School Cross Country Teams hosted the dual State defending Champion North Allegheny Boys and Girls and the Titans of Shaler.
The Tornado Boys crushed the Titans 16 to 47 but, did the most damage by Toppling the Tigers of NA 26 to 30 to claim the Section 3 Crown for the first time since 1993. The Boys finished the dual meet season 7 and 0.
For the Boys it was Sophomores C.J. Singleton and Sage Vavro leading the charge in 1st and 3rd, with Senior Tim Patterson and Junior Skyler Vavro in 5th and 6th respectively. Sophomore Raine Gratzmiller rounded out the scoring in 11th. Also performing well were Junior Cole Lyons and Sophomore Ryder Kriley.
In the Girls Race – The Tornado blew away the Titans 18 to 40. But, fell to defending State Champions and Nationally ranked Tigers of NA 18 to 42. The girls were led by Senior Autumn Pettinato, Sophomore Jenn Cichra and Senior Chelsey Kabel. Butler’s scoring was rounded out by the fine running of Sophomores Kara Kemple, Aubree Tack and Freshman Krislyn Green. Also running fine races were Sophomore Megan Pennington and Senior Caravel Losch.
The Girls finished the dual meet season 5 and 2 tied for 2nd in the tough Section 3 of the WPIAL.
Both Teams move onto continued Invitational competition before going to the WPIAL Championships on October 24th.