Stars credit Liechty for first sectional title incentive

Authored by Jim Langham on Oct 12, 2012
Stars credit Liechty for first sectional title incentiveJoel Hawbaker

The absence of Evan Liechty at this year’s cross country sectional in Decatur on Tuesday added an extra incentive for South Adams to go for the gold in capturing the first-ever sectional title in the sport in school history.
Brody Shane, who also captured an individual sectional title, said that when Liechty dropped out because of illness earlier this fall, team members drew closer together in attempt to keep up the high standard that he had set and to honor him (Liechty) by continuing their winning tradition.
“I feel like we are all so close as a team,” said Shane. “We didn’t have Evan with us but it made us closer in a way to be determined to do it even though he w...

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