Pickerington High School Central senior Matt Scrape finished fourth in the Foot Locker Midwest Regional cross country championship Nov. 25 at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in Kenosha, Wisconsin, to earn a berth to the national meet.

Scrape, a Syracuse recruit, finished in 15 minutes, 7.2 seconds. The top 10 runners qualified for nationals Dec. 10 at Morley Field in San Diego.

Another central Ohio runner, Buckeye Valley’s Zach Kreft, was second in 15:05.4. Kreft is a Notre Dame recruit.

Scrape was third in the Division I state meet Nov. 4 at National Trail Raceway. He finished second at state as a junior and 22nd as a sophomore.

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