Cole Hocker '19 will be competing in the Foot Locker National Championships on Saturday, December 8 at 1pm in San Diego.
Watch the race live at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ATdO7xbIY8
Cole Hocker won the 2018 State Championship with a time of 15:21.4. He averaged 4:58 per mile. The second place finisher was 16 seconds behind Hocker.
The boys cross country team finished second in the state meet 146 points. Carmel finished first with 136. Ryan Pehlman finished with a time of 16:35 and Nick Hruskoci finished at 16:36. The Irish top 5 averaged 16:26.
The Irish were very good, and they could have been better.
That was the story of the 2017 Cathedral High School boys cross-country season – and coach Jim Nohl said that says a lot of good things about the Irish program.
Yes, the Irish finished fifth in the state – their highest finish in more than 50 seasons and the program’s best finish in the modern era. But the potential was there for more, and Nohl said that says much about the state of the program.
“I was angry, to be truthful,” Nohl said with a laugh shortly...