The fall sports season at Mason marches on.
The football team is in the playoffs, the boys cross-country team is heading back to state and the girls soccer and volleyball teams were two wins from the state semifinals.
The boys cross-country team slogged through the muck and mud on the levee banks of the Great Miami River in Troy in claiming the Division I regional title with 61 points.
Mason placed four runners in the top 15, paced by a third-place finish by Abel Nijakowski in 15:52.1.
The girls soccer team advanced to the regional semis with a 1-0 win over state-ranked Beavercreek in the district finals.
The Comets were slated to play defending Division I state runner-up Springboro in the regional semis.
The volleyball team cruised through the sectional and district finals without dropping a set.
The Comets defeated Lakota East 3-0 in the sectional final before eliminating St. Ursula 3-0 to claim the district crown.
Mason played Ursuline Academy in the regional finals Thursday.
The Mason girls cross-country team, however, saw its season end with a seventh-place finish in the regional meet with 195 points.
Rue Whitmore was the top runner for Mason, finishing 30th in 19:28.2
The boys soccer team was upset by St. Xavier 1-0 in the district finals
Lebanon: The boys cross-country team finally broke through the barrier.
After missing out on advancing to the state cross-country meet in the past, the Lebanon boys punched their ticket with a fourth-place finish with 181 points.
Lebanon had two runners in the top 15 with Sam Duncan leading the way with a 10th-place finish in 16:22.0.
The Warrior girls missed advancing, finishing ninth with 230 points. But one Lebanon girl is moving on.
Faith Duncan finished fourth overall in 18:05.3 to advance as an individual to the state meet.
The Fairfield girls got some revenge on Lebanon in the Division I district finals, knocking the Warriors out 3-0.
Lebanon had eliminated Fairfield in 2016 in the district semis.
Kings: The Knights will be well represented at the state cross-country meet.
The boys grabbed the fifth qualifying spot with 183 points, placing two runners in the top 20.
Alex Justus led the Knights with a 21st-place finish in 16:39.3.
Leah Maschino also advanced as an individual for the girls, finishing 15th in 18:54.3.
The Kings girls finished eighth with 199 points.
Little Miami: The school’s fall season ended at the regional cross-country meet.
Lydia Vach paced the duo of Panther qualifiers with a 43rd-place finish in the Division I race in 19:53.5. Kirsten Sagraves was 92nd in 21:00.5.