PHOTO: Moving On To Decatur

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Vandalia junior cross country runner Ben Strobel placed third at the Class 1A Robinson Regional on Saturday to qualify for this weekend's sectional race.

Strobel finished the regional race in 15:55, falling just 15 seconds short of the victory to advance to this Saturday's 11 a.m. sectional race at Hickory Point Golf Course in Decatur.

Those beating Strobel in Robinson were Altamont senior Andrew Sharp (15:40) and Robinson sophomore Noah Tennison (15:48).