The Chesterton boys cross country team has a rich and successful history.
It’s being turned over to a new group starting Saturday in Carmel.
“They’re young and inexperienced,” Chesterton coach Tim Ray said. “The kids
put their own expectations on themselves. As coaches, we just try to get
them to do the best that they can. Our goal is always to reach the State
Finals if we can.
“We’ll keep training and working hard and just see where it all ends up.”
Senior Andrew Kearney and junior Kevin Kenney will handle the top two spots
for the Trojans.
“Andrew (Kearney) and Kevin (Kenney) are really the only two guys back from
last year’s team,” Ray said. “They’ll be our front runners. They’ve never
had to be the leaders before, but they’ve learned from the guys that were
ahead of them and they’ll do a good job for us.”
The next three spots in the Trojan lineup seem to have been taken by senior
Evan Mazurkiewicz, junior Jonah Noel and sophomore Mitch Wilborn.
“Evan, Mitch and Jonah have separated themselves from the other guys a
little bit to round out our top five,” Ray said. “After that, it’s up for
The Trojans have a solid group vying for the final spots in the top seven
and, depending on the workout, all have shown signs of taking the job.
“We’ve had different workouts where it’s been different kids,” Ray said.
“We’ll have to see how that all plays out once we started running
Sophomores Alex Genetski, Robert St. Pierre, Bobby Maletta, Michael Amling
and David Tincau are pretty solid,” Ray said. “Freshman Emmett Sullivan and
Parker Whitmore have also shown some promise.”