The MHSAA Lower Peninsula Cross Country Finals were run Saturday at Michigan International Speedway. We followed Breckenridge sophomore Kirsten Olling as she won her second straight Division 4 championship.
She won in 18:02.7, giving her four MHSAA championships so far in her high school career. She also won the 3,200 and 1,600-meter races at last spring's Divsion 4 Track and Field Final.
Finally, a few "By the Numbers:"
--1,973 total runners at this fall's Finals
--Breakdown by class: 641 seniors, 591 juniors, 418 sophomores, 321 freshmen, two 8th graders (8th graders can compete on high school teams for schools with enrollments below 100)