Multiple Teams · Panther runners achieve All-State at Michigan International Speedway


Runners Damien Halverson and Arik LaFave brought pride to Hesperia High School on Saturday, November 1st,  2014 by bringing home state honors in Division IV Cross Country. A senior, Damien took 18th with a time of 16:29.8 and made his third trip to the podium to be recognized for achieving All-State honors.  As a junior,  Arik placed 11th  overall in the Division IV race with a fine time of 16:09.9. This was Arik’s first All-State placement and an amazing accomplishment as he had shaved over a minute off of his time from his performance the previous year.

Female teammate, senior  Victoria Ross, also competed in the Michigan state cross country finals on November 1st, finishing 105th in Division IV in fine fashion with a total time of 21:06.