Sen. Geoff Hansen paid tribute in the Senate Wednesday to the Hart High School girls cross country team, which won the 2017 Michigan Division III cross country state championship.
“These girls and their coaches displayed tremendous tenacity and determination all year long, bringing home Hart High School’s first-ever team sports state championship,” said Hansen, R-Hart. “On top of that, the team tallied the best winning score in girls Division III history. Congratulations on an extraordinary season, ladies!”
With remarkable consistency, the team began its road to victory by capturing back-to-back regional championships, taking four of the top 10 placings and earning a bid to the state finals.
During the state final at the Michigan International Speedway, the Pirates placed runners in first, fifth, sixth, 16th, and 27th place.