DGN Cross Country Team Updates

DGN Cross Country Team Updates

The DGN Boys Cross Country Team Won the 2023 State Championship!

We are excited and proud to announce that the DGN Boys Cross Country Team has won the 2023 State Championship! 

To welcome the team home, the team bus will be escorted by police and fire vehicles for a victory cruise through Downers Grove. We encourage the community to line the streets and cheer for our winning athletes and coaches as they make their way towards Downers Grove North High School!

Parade Time: Approximately 7 p.m. TODAY
Starting Location: McCollum Park 
Route: North on Main Street from McCollum Park through downtown Downers Grove, past the front entrance of Downers Grove North High School
Ending Location: West Events Entrance

Immediately following the victory parade down Main Street, the school will hold a Championship Ceremony in the North High Commons. The team will be celebrated by the community, family and friends, coaches will make speeches, and the team will pose for photos with the state trophy. The DGN Girls Cross Country team will also be celebrated! Please join us!

Congratulations to our hard-working and dedicated students and coaches.

Student Athletes: Ryan Eddington, Grant Schroder, Philip Cupial, Caden Weber, Will Surratt, Zach Bender and Isaac Moss

Coaches: Head Coach John Sipple, Assistant Coaches Andrew Adelmann, Eric Buhot, Alexa Harris, Jillian Russell, Josh Williams, Ethan Wood, Robby Prescott

7.    10    Philip Cupial        14:30.56    Downers Grove (North)    
10.    11    Grant Schroder        14:36.05    Downers Grove (North)    
13.    12    Ryan Eddington        14:38.34    Downers Grove (North)    
26.    12    Zach Bender        14:46.83    Downers Grove (North)    
30.    10    Will Surratt        14:52.23    Downers Grove (North)
39.    12    Caden Weber        14:59.81    Downers Grove (North)    
43.    12    Isaac Moss        15:03.07    Downers Grove (North)

DGN Girls Cross Country Team is 2nd in State!


10.    10    Lily Eddington        17:13.37    Downers Grove (North)
13.    12    Sarah Paul        17:20.84    Downers Grove (North)
14.    11    Alayna Todnem        17:20.90    Downers Grove (North)
24.    11    Ava Gilley        17:37.12    Downers Grove (North)
51.    12    Sydney Hnatiuk        18:01.87    Downers Grove (North)
117.    11    Hannah Renner        18:40.50    Downers Grove (North)
204.    11    Audrey Casten        19:30.14    Downers Grove (North)

Coaches: Head Coach Tim McDonald. Assistant Coaches Matt Maletich, Bob Calder, Bruce Ritter