CARMEL - With three runners in the top five and five in the top 20, the Hamilton Southeastern Royals ran away to the cross country semistate title Saturday at Carmel.
The Royals finished with 37 followed by Carmel 66, Westfield 96, Cathedral 110, Lawrence Central 124 and Franklin Central 124. Those six teams advance to the state finals in Terre Haute.
Other team scores included Brownsburg 209, Avon 235, Zionsville 236, Warren Central 306, Plainfield 324, Shelbyville 340, Center Grove 344, Ben Davis 391, Roncalli 403, Franklin 406, Southport 458, South Dearborn 477, Greenfield-Central 498 and Rushville 576.
Hamilton Southeastern senior Troy Reeder led the way with a winning time of 15:45.2
Rushville was led by Ryan Fogg with a time of 17:49.5. Josh Clifton was next in 18:30.7. Dalton Miller crossed the line in 18:48.7 followed by James Brashaber in 18:58.5. Garrett Young was next for Rushville with a time of 19:07.5. Kenny Nigh ran a 19:15.8 and David Fogg finished in 19:42.