Milford boys cross country squad sets the pace for Clermont County’s district distance harriers

Milford’s boys cross country team set the pace for all Clermont countians, both guys and gals, in the district champiopnship races.

Division I boys

Milford was runner-up in the Division I run.

The Eagles’ point total was 66. St. Xavier was the champion with 42 points. A total of 14 teams competed. Glen Este was 11th with 246 points. Amelia did not enter a complete five-man squad.

Matt Belliston, Milford senior, was fifth overall on the 3.1-mile course at the Voice of America Park in West Chester. His time was 16-minutes, 24.32-seconds. The victor was Dan Thaler of St. Xavier who broke the tape in 16:03.69.

Among the 99 total competitors, other notable Clermont County placers and times were earned by the following: Matt Bayman of Milford (seventh place) 16:40.19, Robbie Dearhammer of Milford (ninth) 16:42.55, Josh Herrel of Amelia (17th) 17:10.58, Austin Bever of Milford (18th) 17:16.11, C. J. Pickelheimer of Glen Este (21st) 17:20.39, Mark Bayman of Milford (29th) 17:40.15, Daniel Wulker of Glen Este (44th) 18:09.42, and Tony Scharf of Glen Este (45th) 18:12.86.