WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A week ago, the Seeger cross country teams made history with both the boys and girls claiming sectional titles in the same season.
On Saturday, it was another historic day for the Lady Patriots.
Seeger, paced by by top-five finishes from Jennifer Romero, Austin Hadessah and Libby Smith, secured its first-ever regional title at the Tippecanoe Amphitheatre.
The Patriots had all five of its scoring runners in the top-20 to finish with 35 points, while the second-place West Lafayette Red Devils, who have claimed the last 10 regional titles and 18 of the last 20, finished second with 56 points.
Romero, who won last week’s sectional race, was second on Saturday behind West Lafayette senior Haley Mansfield. Romero’s time was 19 minutes, 19.5 seconds. Hadessah was third in a time of 19:34.9 and Smith was fifth with a time of 19:43.4.
Seeger also got a 12th-place finish from Allison High (20:23.1) and a 17th-place finish from Nataleigh…