WEST LAFAYETTE — Four White County girls are moving on to the semi-state cross-country meet.
The four --Twin Lakes’ Madelyn Sternfeldt and Lilly Roth, Frontier’s Emma Blissett and North White’s Sable George — each finished in the top 10 from teams that did not qualify for semi-state during the Indiana High School Athletic Association Region 3 Cross-Country championship.
Sternfeldt finished 18th overall with a time of 20:33.1, while Roth was 20th overall with a 20:35.1 clocking. Blissett was19th overall with a time of 20:34.2 and George was 24th overall with a 21:01.8.
The top five teams and top 10 individuals not from any of the five team qualifiers can advance to semi-state.
Harrison won the regional title with 56 points, edging West Lafayette’s 58. Seeger was third with 68, followed by Faith Christian (123) and Benton Central (132).
Twin Lakes finished eighth with 173 points. Frontier finished 10th (last) with 240 points. North White and Tri-County teams did not qualify for the regional.
Sternfeldt, Roth, Blissett and George will now advance to the IHSAA Semi-State meet at 11:15 a.m. CT at New Prairie, where they will go against qualifiers from the Crown Point, Culver Academies and Chesterton regionals.
Those outside of the top 10 cut include the following, listed by school:
Twin Lakes: Ava Kaufmann, 22:14.7; Addison Bowsman, 23:16.9; Olivia Nickerson, 23:56.2; Ariel Davis, 25:03.6.
North White: Emma Rentschler, 22:54.4; Hannah Cosgray, 23:31.2; Riley Rentschler, 23:51.2.
Tri-County: Willa Wamsley, 23:38.7; Addison Sterk, 25:14.0; Ashley Ford, 25:26.9.
Frontier: Emma Dold, 23:54.1; Ashlyn Duvall, 23:54.6; Campbell Pekny, 24:00.1; Alea Reagan, 25:09.3.