It took Tessa Pitcovich three years to get to the Division I state cross country meet.

So, the Stow-Munroe Falls junior made the most of her first trip Nov. 5 to National Trail Raceway in Hebron.

Pitcovich said she hit her time goal exactly, as she finished with a time of 19:19.8 in the Division I girls race at states. It was a personal record for Pitcovich, as she finished 66th in the 178-girl field.

Hilliard Davidson's India Johnson won the Division I girls race in a time of 17:28.6.