The Cardinal Ritter Cross Country Teams’ seasons have been over for a couple of weeks, but the accolades for these tremendous runners keep coming in. Recently, 5 members from the squad were named to the were named to the 3A All-State Team. Those runners were Mariah “MHR” Wehrle, “Marathon” Mary Anna Wehrle, Paul “Stride” Stamm, Wil “Streaker” Stamm and Jenna “Get Up and Go” Gruber.
By placing in the top 25 at the IHSAA State Championship, Paul and Mariah were automatically in because they finished so high in the 1 class race.
After the automatic selections are made, the Indiana State Track and CC Association (IATCCA) breaks down the schools into 4 classes and selects the best 20 runners with 10 making the 1st team and 10 making the 2nd Team. Paul, Mariah and Mary Anna were all chosen to be members of the first team. Wil and Jenna were both selected to the second team for their achievements.
Great job Raiders!!!