Mettler fourth to pace Vikings at DeKalb Cross Country Invite

Junior Charlie Mettler's fourth place finish led the way for the Huntington North High School boys' cross country team on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the DeKalb Cross Country Invitational.

Mettler came home in 17:54.12 to lead four HNHS runners in the top 25. Sophomore Tyler Brown was 16th in 18:27.51, Senior Jacob Miller was 18th in 18:39.45 and senior Jacob Ambriole was 21st in 18:46.90.

Luke Doughty placed 29th in 19:00.47, Logan Worsham was 33rd in 19:14.50 and Alex Overby was 39th in 19:20.54 to round out the HNHS top seven.

Also competing for HNHS were Kyler McVoy, 41st; Austin Lange, 45th; Zach Prather, 46th; Walter Hacker, 48th; Mike Donahue, 50th; Cam Dewitt, 53rd; and Jason Vogelman, 57th.

Also, Dustin Campbell was 95th, Collin Wesco was 102nd, Matt Hunt was 106th, Jordan Utter was 110th and Logan Boyer was 120th.

Mark Beckmann of the host school won the race in 16:54.55, beating runner-up Max Dvorak of Homestead by almost 50 seconds. Alec Kreilach of Carroll was third.