Parks runs to ITCL glory

MCDONALD – United senior Allison Parks and the McDonald boys and girls all repeated at the Inter-Tri County League Cross Country Meet on Tuesday.

Parks won her second straight league title, topping the 81- runner field.

She completed the 3.1-mile course at Woodland Park in 20 minutes, 6 seconds. South Range sophomore Mollie Pierson was 26 seconds back in second place, while South Range senior Matti Dunham finished third.

The third-ranked McDonald boys ran away with their eighth straight ITCL title as they had six of the top 10 runners for 27 points.

United was second for a second straight year with 73 points.

McDonald senior Bobby Johnson topped 86 boys runners in 17:20. Last year, Johnson was fifth at both the ITCL and Division III state meets.

Mineral Ridge junior Logan Smith was second and United senior James Kataro was third.

In matchup of state-ranked girls teams, the eighth-ranked McDonald girls edged the 15th-ranked South Range by two points.

McDonald had 33 points to win its fourth straight league title. South Range finished second again with