2017 FALL PREVIEW: Blanchester boys cross country


TEAM RECORD, LEAGUE FINISH IN 2016

2nd SBAAC meet

HEAD COACH

Tony Blevins, 13th season at Blanchester, three years at Northridge HS

HEAD COACH’S RECORD

2 SBAAC championships

COACHES IN PROGRAM

Ryan Shafer, middle school coach

NUMBER OF RETURNING LETTER WINNERS

8

KEY PLAYERS RETURNING

Hunter Browning, Tyler Holland, Ricky Davis all 1st team SBAAC, Sean Holland 2nd team.

PREDICTED DIVISION FINISH

We should finish in the top two. We were just two points behind Bethel-Tate at the league meet last year with both teams returning their top five

LEAGUE TITLES

2 SBAAC Titles

DISTRICT, REGIONAL, STATE TITLES

1 district title

ANYTHING ELSE YOU’D LIKE TO SAY ABOUT TEAM, SEASON

We have four of the top nine finishers in the league all returning, and we have eight of our top nine back. We are still young with mostly underclassmen. Hunter Browning has really looked strong in training.

ROSTER

Ian Gillespie 9

Matt Holland 9

Hunter Browning 10

Mathew O’Neil 10

Ricky Davis 11

Sean Holland 11

Tyler Holland 11

William Rannells 12

Samuel Reinhart 12

Ashton Steward 12

SCHEDULE

August

Aug 21 @Alex Fultz CC Invitational @Monroe 4 pm

September

Sept 2 Ohio Classic @Hillsboro Liberty Park 930 am

Sept 5 @Western Brown Invitational 5 pm

Sept 13 @Georgetown Invitational 415 pm

Sept 16 @Bethel-Tate Invitational 9 am

Sept 23 @New Richmond HS/MS Invitational 9 am

Sept 27 Blanchester Invitational @BHS campus 4 pm

October

Oct 2 @Goshen Invitational 4 pm

Oct 7 Xenia Christian TBA

Oct 14 SBAAC Championship Meet @Western Brown 9 am

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The Blanchester High School boys cross country team, from left to right, front row, Matt Holland, William Rannells, Sam Reinhart, Tyler Holland, Ian Gillespie; back row, Shawn Holland, Ashton Steward, head coach Tony Blevins, Hunter Browning, Ricky Davis.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/08/web1_BCC_blanteam.jpgThe Blanchester High School boys cross country team, from left to right, front row, Matt Holland, William Rannells, Sam Reinhart, Tyler Holland, Ian Gillespie; back row, Shawn Holland, Ashton Steward, head coach Tony Blevins, Hunter Browning, Ricky Davis. Mark Huber | News Journal

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