Eagles News · HCA Boys Cross Country–MCAA Conference Champions!!


Congratulations to the Heritage Christian Academy Boys Cross Country Team as they dominated the running field for another MCAA Conference Championship!  The boys won decisively with a 25 point advantage over runner-up Spectrum.  Sophomore Kees van Oosbree led the Eagles with a 2nd place finish followed by sophomore Jack Hoppe (West Lutheran) (4th place), sophomore Grant Nelson (River Tree) (5th place), freshman Thomas Avra (River Tree) (6th place), and senior Henry Hakanson (8th place).  All five of these scorers for the Eagles finished with All-Conference honors.  Juniors Elijah Koopman (12th place) and Matthew Steil (21st place) also competed for the Eagles in varsity competition.  Coach Nate Hatton commented, “Our boys ran a very impressive race.  I’m really pleased with how they stayed in a pack, worked together throughout the race, and finished strong.”