St. Francis de Sales captured its third consecutive cross country team title in the third annual Three Rivers Athletic Conference cross country championships held on October 12, 2013 at hilly and scenic Robert L. Walsh Memorial Park in Fremont, Ohio. Fremont Ross High School hosted the event which was sponsored by Crown Battery Manufacturing Company.
The Knights, which had four runners finish in the top ten, accumulated 44 points for the win. St. John’s Jesuit finished as the runner-up with 56 points followed in order by Fremont Ross (68 points), Central Catholic (98 points), Findlay (135 points), Clay (139 points), and Whitmer (151 points). Lima Senior did not field a team but had two runners compete in the race.
St. John’s junior Tevin Brown finished first in the race with a time of 16:04.15 which was more than 15 seconds better than runner-up senior Louis Guardiola of Fremont Ross (16:18.44). The victory earned Brown the TRAC Runner of the Year award.
Boys Team Rankings
1. St. Francis de Sales (44 Points – Total Time: 1:24:12.85, Average Time: 16:50.57)
2. St. John’s Jesuit (56 Points – Total Time: 1:24:44.85, Average Time: 16:56.97)
3. Fremont Ross (68 Points – Total Time: 1:25:57.63, Average Time: 17:11.53)
4. Central Catholic (98 Points – Total Time: 1:27:29.17, Average Time: 17:29.84)
5. Findlay (135 Points – Total Time: 1:30:51.69, Average Time: 18:10.34)
6. Clay (139 Points – Total Time: 1:31:01.26, Average Time: 18:12.26)
7. Whitmer (151 Points – Total Time: 1:32:35.09, Average Time: 18:31.02)