GATES MILLS—Berkshire’s boys’ cross country team outran the competition at the 2020 Chagrin Valley Conference Valley Division championships on Saturday at Hawken.

The Badgers, who claimed their third league title in four seasons, finished first with 65 points. Lutheran West was second with 83.

All seven of the Berkshire runners earned all-league honors.

Junior Lucas Leggett, seniors Jackson Hare and Nate Masters, and sophomores Jarrett Long and Henry Hoover all earned second-team All-CVC honors for their efforts. Junior Sam Chrzan and freshman Max Myers were named honorable mention all-conference.

Leggett finished 11th overall in 18:35 while Hare was 12th in 19:06.

Long (14th, 19:21), Masters (16th, 19:32), and Hoover (17th, 19:34) all placed among the top 20.

Chrzan was 24th in 20:06 and Myers placed 32nd in 21:05.

Junior Maitland Fuentes paced the Badgers to a fourth-place finish in the girls’ race.

Fuentes finished fourth overall in 23:30 to earn first-team All-CVC honors.

Tori Mantell and Madison Durosko earned honorable mention all-league honors after placing 27th and 31st, respectively. Mantell ran the race in 28:07 while Durosko finished in 29:06.

Miranda Kotowski (32nd, 29:07), Isabel Mantell (35th, 30:09), Dana Shale (39th, 31:17) and Mylee Klem (41st, 32:04) also ran for the Badgers.

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The creator and publisher of OhioVarsity.com, Hare has covered high school sports in Northeast Ohio since 1997. He began as a correspondent for the Lake County News Herald, where he contributed until 2011, primarily covering high school football and wrestling. In 1999, Hare began writing for IrishIllustrated.com, a member of the Scout.com network of high school and college sports web sites. He focuses on covering Notre Dame football recruiting. OhioVarsity.com was created in 2004 and was a member of the Rivals.com network until 2012. The site's original purpose was to cover Ohio high school football and recruiting news but since has grown to cover all sports and to provide sports information services to high school athletic programs and individual teams. Hare attended Willoughby South High School through the middle of his senior year, then graduated from Berkshire High School in Burton in 1986. He played football, wrestled and was an all-Geauga county baseball player (1986). He lives in Chardon with his wife Paulette and their children.