Three-Peat Return to PIAAs for Girls’ Cross Country

The Fox Chapel Area High School girls’ cross country team placed third at the recent WPIAL AAA championships and earned a third consecutive trip to the upcoming PIAA AAA championships. Thirty-one Class AAA teams participated in the tournament with 211 runners.

The state finals will be held November 3, in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

At the WPIAL event, the Foxes’ girls were paced by senior Sarena Seeger, who placed second, and junior Grace Sisson’s fourth-place finish. Fellow junior Brooke Krally was 20th.

Also scoring for the Foxes in order of their finishes were seniors Annika Urban and Anna Folkerts.

On the boys’ side, the team finished fifth. Junior Christian Fitch had an individual third-place finish and moves on to the state event for the third year. Other scorers for the Foxes, also in order of their finishes, were senior Greg Overbeck, freshman Jack Lorence and sophomores Ryan Kenyon and Shane Funk.