Boys Varsity Cross Country · Rams qualify 3 for States at WPIAL Championships


The Ringgold Cross Country team traveled to California University of PA on Thursday afternoon for the WPIAL Championships. At a pre-competition awards ceremony, the boys team received their 2018 Section 2 Division 1 AA Championship plaque to commemorate a perfect section record and section title.

In a field of 197 AA runners, Ringgold had three runners – Lucas Pajak, Ethan Gamble, and Eric Obringer – secured a spot at the upcoming 2018 PIAA State Championship Meet in Hershey, PA. Below is the full list of competing Rams and their finishing time/place:

7. Lucas Pajak – 17:21
17. Ethan Gamble – 17:42
28. Eric Obringer – 18:09
70. Ben Daerr – 19:11
84. Lorenzo Zeni – 19:33
92. John Segebart – 19:53
108. Donovan Long – 20:20

For the day, the boys finished 7th out of 30 teams. Pajak and Gamble were WPIAL medalists finishing in the top 15 across the line.

Full results can be viewed on pa.milesplit.com.