Distance Running 360: How Did 2017-18 Class 1A Boys Do?

The "Grade A Trio" of McIntyre, Hall, and McNabola were as good as anyone across classifications

Below are the 2017 top 25 Class 1A cross country all-state placers outcomes. We chronicled their indoor and outdoor track seasons into the equation.

1. Wyatt McIntyre (Sr., Athens) 14:25- Runner Up in the state 1600; 3rd in the state 3200; ran personal best 9:11.32 at the prestigious Arcadia Invitational


2. Logan Hall (Sr., Arthur) 14:30- 1600m State Champion; clocked personal best 4:16.07 for the Mile; State Runner Up in the 3200

3. Jack McNabola (Sr., Chicago F.W. Parker) 14:41- 3200m State Champion; ran personal best 9:14.21 at DNP; 4th place in state 1600; 4:19.45 pb for 1600

4. Alex Helmuth (Sr., Monticello) 15:02- 14th in the state 3200 (10:06.53); ran season-best 1600m indoors with 4:37.60

5. Riley Wells (Jr., Rockford Christian) 15:05- Repeats as 800m state champion in a season-best 1:53.72; anchored 4x400 to a state runner-up finish

6. Justin Mumford (Fr., Trenton-Wesclin) 15:06- 14th in the state 3200 (9:56.46); clocked a  personal best 4:41.91 

7. Charlie Parrish (Sr., Freeburg) 15:08- Competed in 2A for state series; 4th in state 3200m in 9:24.23 (PB 9:16.24); placed 9th in New Balance Nationals 2k steeplechase  w/US#11 6:04.12; ran 4:21.50 for 1600m

8. Jacob Bryan (Sr., Carthage Illini West) 15:08- Placed 2nd in the 800m state championship running 1:54.11; took 8th in the state for 400m (50.89)

9. Luke Goebel (Sr., Breese Mater Dei) 15:09- 8th/3200m state championship in 9:52.27; ran PB 4:36.22 in the 1600m state prelims

10. Christopher Collet (Jr., Seneca) 15:12- 7th/3200m state meet in 9:51.16; 11th/state 1600m; PB 4:27.28

11. Garrett Dixon (Jr., Monticello) 15:12- Did not compete in track and field

12. Jackson Stewart (Jr., Decatur St. Teresa) 15:16- Only competed indoors running 10:20.71 and 4:51.91

13. Tim Bertulis (Sr., Johnsburg) 15:17- Competed in 2A; ran 4:46.66 and 10:00.90; no state meet appearance

14. Owen Habeger (Sr., Chillicothe IVC) 15:17- Competed in 2A; ran 10:02.39 for 3200m; 4:27.63 SB in 1600; 14th in state 1600 prelims

15. Dawson Smith (So., Rock Falls) 15:17- All-state in 2A 3200 w/9th place finish; ran PB at DNP 9:28.19

16. Trey Houmes (Sr., Hoopeston Area) 15:19- Placed 15th in state 3200; ran season 9:56.20 during the regular season

17. Cooper Hoffmann (Sr., Elmwood [Coop]) 15:21- 25th in state 1600 prelim; 4:37.30 SB

18. Eli Ten Eyck (Sr., Pittsfield) 15:22- 3rd/1600 state championship (4:23.17); 1:56.26 800m PB; 10:03.40/3200m

19. Brandon Schnitker (Sr., Nashville) 15:23- 4th/800 state championship (1:54.78 PB); 51.52 (400m PB); 4:52.02 (1600m SB)

20. Leland Sumer (So., Tremont) 15:23- Ran on 6th place state 4x800 relay; 10:26.15 (3200m), 4:39.58 (1600m)

21. Wyatt Wolfersberger (Sr., St. Joseph-Ogden) 15:23- 13th pl/state 3200 (9:55.62 SB); 4:39.26 (1600PB)
 
22. Spencer Mauch (Jr., Sterling Newman Central Catholic) 15:24- 17th/state prelims 1600 (4:37.15 PB)

23. Trevor Dunkel (Sr., Elmwood [Coop]) 15:25- Placed 12th in the 1600 state championship final; ran 4:28.28 during the regular season; 9th in 3200m state final (9:53.18)

24. Ryan Skowronski (Sr., Shelbyville) 15:28- 7th/state championship 800 (1:56.98 PB); 19th state prelims 1600 (4:38.63); ran on all-state 4x100 relay that placed 6th

25. Andrew Dobrescu (Sr., Elgin Harvest Christian Academy) 15:30- 24th state prelim 1600 (4:41.88); 2:04.95i 800m


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