RACE HIGHLIGHTS: Tatum David of Olney, Ill. and Hunter Jones of Thompsonville, Mich. won the Champs Sports Cross Country (formerly Foot Locker CC) Championships Midwest Regional today.

David, a senior at Richland County High School, claimed the title in the girls’ championship race in 17:16.3. Sophia Kennedy, a senior from Carmel, Ind., finished second in 17:24.5 and Paityn Noe a senior from Huxley, Iowa, placed third in 17:35.4. Kennedy and the ninth-place finisher in today’s race, Gretchen Farley of Indianapolis, Ind., participated in last year’s national championship event in San Diego, Calif. and thus are two-time national qualifiers along with David who qualified in 2019.

Jones, a senior from Benzie Central High School, took the title in the boys’ championship race in 14:52.2. Kole Mathison, a senior from Carmel, Ind., finished second in 15:02.3 and Noah Breker, a senior from Plymouth, Minn., finished third in 15:04.8. The top two finishers in today’s race, Jones and Mathison, both competed at the national championships last year in San Diego, Calif.


Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022
University of Wisconsin Parkside in Kenosha, Wis.


5,000-meter course; good course conditions; 45 degrees; slight winds; sunny skies


The top 10 boys and the top 10 girls in the championship races qualify to compete against runners from the South, Northeast and West Regional meets in the Champs Sports Cross Country Championships National Finals, on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022, at Morley Field, Balboa Park in San Diego, Calif.


Girls Place


Olney, Ill.

Carmel, Ind. Huxley, Iowa

Shelby, Mich. Holland, Mich.

Muncie, Ind. Olmsted Falls, Ohio

Ringle, Wis.

Indianapolis, Ind. Dorr, Mich.


Thompsonville, Mich. Carmel, Ind. Plymouth, Minn. Indianapolis, Ind. Allendale, Mich. Hilliard, Ohio

Rapid City, S.D. Chelsea, Mich. Grand Haven, Mich. Canton, Ohio

High School (Year)

Richland County High School (12)
Park Tudor School (12)

Ballard High School (12)
Hart High School (10)

Holland West Ottawa High School (10) Delta High School (11)

Olmsted Falls High School (12)
D.C. Everest High School (11)

Park Tudor School (12) Grandville High School (12)

High School

Benzie Central High School (12)
Carmel High School (12)

Robbinsdale Armstrong High School (12) Brebeuf Jesuit High School (12)

Grand Rapids Ottawa High School (12) Hilliard Davidson High School (12)

Rapid City Stevens High School (12) Chelsea High School (11)

Grand Haven High School (11)
GlenOak High School (12)



17:24.5 17:35.4

17:37.7 17:44.8

17:46.3 17:49.4


17:50.7 17:52.0


14:52.2 15:02.3 15:04.8 15:08.6 15:10.8 15:11.9 15:18.0 15:14.7 15:14.7 15:19.5

2022 Champs Sports Cross Country Championships Midwest Regional Results

1) Tatum David

University of Wisconsin Parkside Kenosha, W.I.

  1. 2)  Sophia Kennedy

  2. 3)  Paityn Noe

  3. 4)  Jessica Jazwinski

  4. 5)  Helen Sachs

  5. 6)  Nicki Southerland

  6. 7)  Katie Clute

  7. 8)  Sara Mlodik

  8. 9)  Gretchen Farley

  9. 10)  Allison Arnsman


1) Hunter Jones

2) Kole Mathison

  1. 3)  Noah Breker

  2. 4)  Cameron Todd

  3. 5)  Benne Anderson

  4. 6)  Connor Ackley

  5. 7)  Simeon Birnbaum

  6. 8)  Connell Alford

  7. 9)  Seth Norder

  8. 10)  Tommy Rice

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