LRHS Cross Country 3rd Place @ County Meet

Lake Region High School

2020 Polk County CC Championships

Eagle Lake, FL (October 10, 2020)- Lake Region Boy’s and Girl’s Cross Country competed this past weekend in the Polk County High School Championships early Saturday morning.  They had a very successful showing as they look to finish up their season and move into the post season events.

On the ladies side, the Thunder had a harrier place in the top 10 as Anika Donohue ran a time of (21:18.52), to bring home a medal for Lake Region.  Coach Honer had this to say about Anika’s race, “It was a very good run for our freshman Anika and we look forward to her running the next 3 years for Lake Region Cross Country”.


On the boys side, Lake Region Cross Country ran an incredible race as they place 3rd overall in the Polk County.  Sandwiched between 5 private schools, the boys scored a total of 119 points.  Michael Collins ran a brilliant race finishing 2nd overall with a time of (16:55.42), and Israel Mertil rounded out the top runners for LRHS at 14th place with a time of (18:10.49).  Coach Blackburn had this to say, “Our hard work and dedication paid off at the right time and we look forward to districts in 2 weeks”.