The annual cross country meet was held on Wednesday, October 6th, 2021 against
Susquenita. The boys were led by Junior, Logan Strawser, with a time of 18:44. He was
crowned the champion of the meet after beating the 2nd place finisher Micheal Singley of
Susquenita by 19 seconds. Freshman, Joey Bomberger, finished 3rd overall with a time of
20:24. Followed by him was freshman Wyatt Stroup, finishing 7th overall with a time of 21:23.
Micah Fausey, senior, made the top ten with a time of 21:57. Juniata’s final 5th score was
Charlie Telfer, freshman, finishing 31st with a time of 27:00. Another senior, Noah Sheaffer,
finished 38th with a time of 29:38.
Juniata boys beat Susquenita 27-30, coach Jeff Miller said, “ I was very pleased with
how every boy ran on the tough course. Every boy ran their hearts out for the championship.’’
The girls were led by freshman Jessie Bomberger, finishing 8th with a time of 27:40.
Senior Emily Houtz finished 9th, with a time of 27:50. Sophomore Hailey Mummah also made
the top 10 podium, with a time of 28:32. Elizabeth Gaisior and Peyton Shaffer finished as the
final two scorers for Juniata, placing 18th and 20th, with times of 32:05 and 34:19. Rounding out
the girls was senior Joceline Telfer placing 23rd with a time of 52:46.
The girls also were crowned TVAA champs. Coach Jeff Miller said, “ It was very exciting
having the girls pull out another TVAA win, for the second time in a row. It was also exciting that
the boys pulled out another win.” The boys have won every TVAA championship at Susquenita