St. Charles East runs away with title

  • Wheaton Warrenville South's Kyle Cepa leads St. Charles East's Mark Sciurba in the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday.

      Wheaton Warrenville South's Kyle Cepa leads St. Charles East's Mark Sciurba in the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday. Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • Wheaton Warrenville South's Kyle Cepeda sprints for the finish line with a big lead in the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday.

      Wheaton Warrenville South's Kyle Cepeda sprints for the finish line with a big lead in the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday. Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • St. Charles East's Mark Sciurba takes second in the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday.

      St. Charles East's Mark Sciurba takes second in the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday. Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • With the Geneva Vikings flag flying behind him, Geneva's Mitchael Deamantopulos nears the finish line to take third place in the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday.

      With the Geneva Vikings flag flying behind him, Geneva's Mitchael Deamantopulos nears the finish line to take third place in the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday. Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • Elgin's Brandon Copeland, left, just edges out teammate Logan Jostes as they near the finish line in the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday.

      Elgin's Brandon Copeland, left, just edges out teammate Logan Jostes as they near the finish line in the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday. Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • Geneva's Mitchael Deamantopulos in the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday.

      Geneva's Mitchael Deamantopulos in the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday. Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • Elgin's Brandon Copeland in the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday.

      Elgin's Brandon Copeland in the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday. Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • Glenbard North's Joey Campagna nears the finish line to take tenth place in the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday.

      Glenbard North's Joey Campagna nears the finish line to take tenth place in the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday. Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • Bartlett's Justin Isla nears the finish line to take 21st place in the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday.

      Bartlett's Justin Isla nears the finish line to take 21st place in the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday. Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • Streamwood's Robert Douglas in the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday.

      Streamwood's Robert Douglas in the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday. Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • Glenbard North's Chris Marshall nears the finish line to take 26th place in the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday.

      Glenbard North's Chris Marshall nears the finish line to take 26th place in the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday. Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • Runners take off in a large pack at the start of the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday.

      Runners take off in a large pack at the start of the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday. Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • Glenbard North's Chris Marshall in the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday.

      Glenbard North's Chris Marshall in the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday. Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • St. Charles North's Max Markowicz takes seventh place in the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday.

      St. Charles North's Max Markowicz takes seventh place in the Glenbard North cross country regionals at Camera Park Saturday. Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald Reports
Updated 10/25/2014 7:17 PM

St. Charles East put four runners in the top 10 to win the Class 3A Glenbard North regional going away Saturday morning in Glendale Heights.

Mark Sciurba (second, 14:55), Jack Rzpecki (sixth, 15:26), Will Muckian (eighth, 15:32) and Mike Gerkin (ninth, 15:41) all placed top 10 while senior Mike Skora wasn't far behind in 15th in 15:49.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Geneva and St. Charles North also advanced to next week's St. Charles East sectional in second and fourth, respectively. Only the Saints' 40-point total beat the 72 turned in by the Vikings, who were led by Mitchael Deamantopulos (third, 15:02), junior Jake Tracey (13th, 15:47), freshman Boon Andrews (16th, 15:49), junior Brian Caskey (18th, 15:52), sophomore Brian Kuehl (22nd, 15:55) and sophomore Tyler Dau (23rd, 15:58).

Senior Max Markowicz continued to lead St. Charles North placing seventh in 15:29. Sophomore Brett Lee was next in 14th with junior Carter Stibgen (19th, 15:52), senior Chris Suda (30th, 16:08) and junior Joey Rangel (32nd, 16:11) making up the North Stars' top five.

West Chicago regional: Marmion scored 93 points and Batavia had 103 to finish third and fourth Saturday at the Class 3A West Chicago regional and qualify for next week's St. Charles East sectional.

Only Naperville Central and Naperville North finished ahead with 46 and 48 points.

Brady Bobbitt continued his banner senior season for Marmion by winning the race in 15:25 -- six seconds ahead of Naperville Central's Geoffrey McCullough.

Junior Andrew Burroughs (10th, 15:52), freshman Michael Ronzone (12th, 15:58), sophomore Andrew Lifka (25th, 16:22) and junior Christian Surtz (47th, 17:09) made up Marmion's top five.

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For its five scores Batavia counted Ryan Wieties (ninth, 15:52), David Morrison (15th, 16:05), Patrick Redmond (16th, 16:08), Shea Bastian (22nd, 16:18) and Zachary Choffin (41st, 16:50).

West Aurora junior Connor McCue finished as the top individual qualifier running a 15:56 for 11th place.

Woodstock regional: Junior Austin Kintz and freshman Matthew Richtman both broke 17 minutes in 16:46 and 16:56 to help Kaneland take fifth place Saturday at the Class 2A Woodstock regional and return home next week for a sectional the Knights are hosting.

Senior Brandon Park followed in 17:11. Junior Sean Spaetzel (17:38), senior Mitch Reger (17:50), sophomore Andrew Kantola (17:59) and junior Will Kuipers (18:32) rounded out the Knights' seven regional runners.

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