Boys Varsity Cross Country, Girls Varsity Cross Country · Rams Cross Country competes at PIAA Championships


Runners from all over the state of Pennsylvania met in Hershey, PA on Saturday, November 2nd for the 2019 PIAA Cross Country Championships.

Ringgold was represented on the boys side by 3 student-athletes: Ben Daerr, Ethan Gamble, and Lucas Pajak who finished in the top 15 of the WPIAL Championships in order to qualify for Hershey. Freshman Charlee Leach was the lone representative on the girls side.

On the day, Lucas Pajak (16:44) would lead the Rams, finishing 16th overall, while Ethan Gamble (17:15) finished 49th, and Ben Daerr (17:29) finished 67th out of 227 competing runners. In her first appearance at the state level, Charlee Leach finished 86th overall with a time of 21:08.

With his Top 20 performance, Lucas Pajak earned distinction as a state medalist!

Congratulations on a job well done and a successful season!