Hadley, Johnson place in top 25

KENOSHA, Wis. – Boardman senior Mark Hadley and McDonald senior Bobby Johnson placed in the top 25 at Saturdays Foot Locker Midwest Region Championships at the Wayne E. Dannehl Cross Country Course on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

Hadley, the Ohio Division I state champion, ran 15 minutes, 37 seconds to place 18th. Johnson, who won the Division III state title, took 21st (15:41).

The top 10 boys and girls in each race advanced to the nationals Dec. 14 in San Diego.

Newark senior Toby Hardwick (15:13) was Ohios top finisher, taking fourth. Grant Fisher of Grand Blanc, Wis. won in a time of 15:02.