Bloomingdale girls cross-country team will be headed to the Division 3 state finals after winning the regional tournament, Saturday, at Portage Central.
The Cardinals tied with Coloma for first place in the eight-team regional. Both teams scored 82 points. They were followed by Centreville, 93; Buchanan, 106; Bronson, 116; Parchment, 117; Lawton, 122; and Bridgman 141. Bangor also competed in the tournament, but didn’t have enough members to field a team. However, they competed individually.
Results for Bloomingdale and Bangor follow:
Bloomingdale: 7. Aimee Sustaita, 20:31.06; 8. Kallie Harrison, 20:41.19; 25. Zee Dickerson, 22:32.29; 30. Abby Krall, 23:15.27; 33. Addison Miller, 23:30.19; 41. Olaisa Moss, 23:56.50; 50. Andrea Paz, 24:49.02
Bangor: 13. Noemi Arevalo, 21:11.72
Bloomingdale, which went into the regional with a pre-regional victory, was forced to settle for fourth place, behind winner Bronson, runner-up Parchment, and Coloma, who came in third place. The Comets edged the Cardinals by just two points. Individually, Joe Furlan of Bloomingdale, came in third place with a time of 17:18.46, while Jaden Barnes finished 13th with a time of 18:04.85, to both qualify for the state finals.
Team results: Bronson, 55; Parchment, 72; Coloma, 79; Bloomingdale, 81; Bridgman, 102; Watervliet, 118; Centreville, 205; Constantine, 208 (Bangor competed individually)
Bloomingdale: 3. Joe Furlan, 17:18.87; 13. Jaden Barnes, 18:04.85; 21. David Garcia, 18:23.45; 22. Joe Stocchiero, 18:29.69; 31. Trace Wixom, 19:03.55; 44. Tyler Osterman, 19:48.64;68. Chris Taylor, 26:37.38;
Bangor: 49. Abelardo Muñoz, 20:30.61.
Carson Rooker led the Rams, finishing 41st with a time of 18:08.42. Luke Prong finished 62 with a time of 19:30.18; while Ben Meyer followed in 65th place with a time of 19:47.37. For the girls, Summer Corke came in 41st place with a time of 21:41.0.