The Seymour cross-country program recently met at the high school its annual season-ending banquet.
Senior Jacob Voss and junior Ashton Chase were named Most Valuable Runners of their teams.
The Seymour boys’ team placed third of eight teams at the Hoosier Hills Conference meet at Ceraland (Columbus) before taking third at the Brown County Sectional.
Following a fifth place finish at regional, the Owls placed 18th at semi-state.
On top of MVR, Voss took home All-Hoosier Hills Conference honors.
Trent Hohenstreiter was presented Academic All-State and the Leadership Award.
Luke Bane was Most Improved Runner and Ethan Dippold and Spanky Kleber shared Newcomer Award honors.
Hohenstreiter, Voss and Cooper Morrow — the Owls’ seniors — were all four-year varsity letter winners.
The Owls’ girls team finished runners-up at the HHC, Brown County Sectional and Regional. Seymour ended its season with a seventh place semi-state finish.
While the team didn’t advance, Chase and sophomore Makenna Sunbury moved on to state as individuals.
Chase placed 94th and Sunbury was 139th of 208 runners in Terre Haute.
Both Sunbury and Chase made All-Hoosier Hills Conference, and Sunbury also took home the Spirit of the Owl Award.
Claire Loebker was presented the Mental Attitude Award and Grace Timmons took home the Most Improved Award.
Those graduating from the Seymour’ girls program include:Loebker, Abby Voss, Oriana Morales, Lily Mullis and Rebekah Franke.
Voss, Loebker and Morales were all four-year varsity letter earners.