Sophomore Liam Kerr competed for the Grandview Heights High School boys cross country team in the Division III regional meet Oct. 31 at Pickerington North and finished 20th in 17 minutes, 13.2 seconds.

Sophomore Liam Kerr competed for the Grandview Heights High School boys cross country team in the Division III regional meet Oct. 31 at Pickerington North and finished 20th in 17 minutes, 13.2 seconds.

The top 16 individuals advanced to state Saturday, Nov. 7, at National Trail Raceway.

Kerr's time was nearly two seconds faster than his effort of 17:15.12 in the district 1 meet Oct. 24 at Watkins Memorial.

Fairfield Christian's Jacob Thompson (17:04.3) earned the 16th and final state-qualifying berth.

- Scott Hennen