Capac’s Rodriquez competes for St. Clair Community in same race


Dryden grad Teagan Norman competes for Lansing Community College at nationals.

TRI-CITY AREA — The Lansing Community College women’s cross country squad, which counts Dryden’s Teagan Norman among their ranks, earned a first-place showing last Saturday at the NJCAA Division 2 National Championships.

Pole Green Park in Mechanicsburg, Virginia is where the meet was contested.

Lansing Community College’s winning total was 78 points. They were followed by Heartland Community College (94), Mesa Community College (107), Cowley College (132), Wallace State (141), Allen Community College (167), Grand Rapids Community College (173), Pasco-Hernando State College (301), St. Clair County Community College (328), Daytona State College (347), Florida Gateway College (350), UA Rich Mountain (351), Hawkeye Community College (390), South Florida State College (394), Kaskaskia College (405), North Iowa Community College (412), Moraine Valley Community College (448), Des Moines Area (460), Metropolitan Community College (474), Lake Sumter State College (481), Southeastern Community College (489), Carl Sandburg College (516), Southwest Michigan (537), Florida State College Jacksonville (540), Walters State Community College (589) and Cleveland Community College (744).

Norman, a freshman, posted a time of 20:21.8. Her effort was the fifth swiftest by a Lansing Community College performer and landed her a 34th overall finish position.

Capac’s Lily Rodriguez also tested her endurance skills that day. The St. Clair County Community College sophomore stopped the watch at 24:32.2, paving the way to a seventh on her team and an overall ranking of 171st.

Kevin Kissane

Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.