(Terre Haute, IN) - A member of the La Porte High School Cross Country team did very well in the state tournament over the weekend. Cole Raymond placed sixth in the competition at Terre Haute.
Raymond ranked 16th out of all the boys’ state finalists was in 10th place before moving up the line in the last one-mile leg of the race. The boys and girls cross country teams qualified for the state tournament in the 5,000-meter race this year.
Mayor Tom Dermody was at the high school when the teams left on Friday with a police escort.
“I got a feeling they’re going to bring home individual and team champions,” he said.
The boys’ team placed 14th, just ahead of Valparaiso.
Brenna Sobecki was the highest finisher for the girls’ squad, placing 24th in the competition.