The Pennant

Boys XC: Penn claims NIC crown

Penn Boys Cross Country won the Northern Indiana Conference championship, and Kingsmen runner Mariano Retzloff won the individual championship at the NIC Championships on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020.
Kingsmen runners won the Boys Varsity, Boys Junior Varsity, Girls Varsity, and Girls Junior Varsity races.
Penn placed four runners in the Top 10 of the Boys Varsity race and six runners in the Top 10 of the Boys Junior Varsity race.
Boys Varsity
Top 3: 1. Penn 30, 2. Elkhart 83, 3. South Bend Riley 84.
1. Mariano Retzloff 16:20.94, 3. Dillon Pottschmidt 16:32.83, 6. Ben Boardley 16:53.92, 7. Carter Kaser 16:55.68, 13. Jason Juarez 17:20.23, 19. Nick Probst 17:34.29, 22. Caleb Evans 17:43.38.
Boys Junior Varsity
Top 3: 1. Penn 20, 2. New Prairie 89, 3. South Bend St. Joseph 93.
2. Samik Ghosh 17:49.53, 3. Hudson Kaser 17:53.63, 4. Joey Rutten 17:54.80, 5. Taylor Cussen 17:59.57, 6. Bryce Marling 18:26.85, 8. Brayden Mammolenti 18:28.45, 11. Will Mickelson 18:35.84.