Cross country is one of the sports that start off the 2019 school year. Looking forward into the season, the athletes and coaches reflected on their biggest rivals this season.
In response to what teams present the greatest rivalry this year, Lauralie Grater, senior athlete, said, “Owensville.”
Cross country coach Mr. Tucker commented: “The top three teams are Fatama, Hermann, and Father Tolton.”
Grace Allgaier, senior athlete, said, “Probaby Hermann.”
The next question that was asked was why they think these teams are the biggest rivals this season.
Lauralie Grater replied with, “Their times are better and they have more people to choose from in their varsity team.”
Mr. Tucker said, “They are just the top teams and they have the fastest kids.”
Grace Allgaier replied with, “They have really good runners this year, at least from what I have seen so far.”
The last question asked was what they think the New Haven team can do to beat these rivals.
Lauralie Grater said, “Improve on our time.”
Mr. Tucker said, “Keep focused in practice and they just have to keep working hard at the meets.”
Grace Allgaier said, “Just keep practicing and try to get better.”