Local Schools Compete In State Cross-Country And Football Championships
One Wasatch Back High School Student was crowned state champion, while two other local high school football teams remain in the hunt for the state title.
On Wednesday, October 23rd, North Summit’s Elizabeth Zwahlen placed first in the 2A girl’s division state cross country championships. Zwahlen led the way for a third place finish for the lady braves. Zwahlen completed the 5k Sugar House Park course in a time of 18 minutes and 36 seconds. Later that day North Summit’s boy’s placed fourth.
Park City’s girls cross-country team placed 4th in the 5A division while the boy’s team placed 7th. Wasatch girl’s team finished 10th but was also awarded first as the academic state champions with an average GPA of 3.98
The Utah High School Activities Association state football tournament kicked off on Friday. Park City was given the top seed in the 4A division and earned a first round bye. The Miners will play host to Logan High School on Friday November 1st at 5:00 pm. KPCW will broadcast the game.
Elsewhere in the region Wasatch High School won their first round playoff game against Hillcrest High School by a final score of 42-6. The Wasps host Highland High School on November 1st.
North and South Summit High Schools were both eliminated from the state tournament on Friday. The Braves lost to North Sevier High School 21-11, While the Wildcats fell to Morgan High School by a score of 42-0.