Get ready for an exhilarating season of high school cross country as Erie High School’s team laces up their running shoes once again. Led by the seasoned Head Coach Kyle Carpenter, who has been at the helm for 5 years, this dynamic team is all set to take on the Tri-Valley League with a goal in mind. Whether you’re a dedicated fan or a newcomer to the sport, here’s a sneak peek at what’s in store for the team this year.

Strong Foundation and Leadership:
Under the guidance of Coach Carpenter, the team has been honing their skills and building their endurance. With his experience and dedication, the team is gearing up for an exciting season ahead.

2022 Achievements:
Last year, the team showcased their talents with notable performances. Two outstanding runners, Breanna Ross and Killian Hume, stood out at the League meet. Breanna not only shone in the League meet but also secured a medal at the State meet, a remarkable accomplishment for the team.

Returning Champions:
This year, the team boasts a roster of 6 returning lettermen, including Killian Hume and Devyn Taylor. Killian Hume’s personal record (PR) stands at an impressive 20 minutes and 42 seconds, earning him the 10th spot at the League meet. Devyn Taylor also showcased her skills with a PR of 20 minutes and 47 seconds, securing the 12th place at the League meet.

Fresh Faces, New Energy:
Eager to make their mark, two freshmen are joining the team this year: Arthur Pollreis and Annie Myers. Keep an eye on these newcomers as they bring new energy and potential to the team.

Setting Ambitious Goals:
With their eyes on the prize, the team’s main goal for 2023 is to clinch victory on the boys’ side in the Tri-Valley League. While there might not be enough girls for a complete squad, the team remains determined to send at least one runner to the State meet. Arthur Pollreis, a promising freshman, has the potential to turn heads – stay tuned to see if he’s got what it takes to shine on the track.

Celebrating Alumni Success:
Erie High School’s cross country legacy continues even after graduation. Michael Reed is making waves in college, representing the school at NCCC. This just goes to show the lasting impact of the team’s training and dedication.