Male Athlete of the Week: Noah Ryder

Noah Ryder, a member of the West Branch Cross Country Team, has been selected as this week’s Male Athlete of the Week.


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Noah Ryder has been selected as the Male Athlete of the Week.

Noah Ryder has been selected as the Male Athlete of the Week for the week ending 10/23/21. Ryder has been selected due to consistently improving his times for the Warrior Cross Country team. Throughout the duration of the season, Ryder has strived for a decrease in his time. He has aided the Cross Country team by earning points for the team as a whole. 

On October 12th, Ryder ran at a meet against Brookville with a time of 21:08. Just two days later, he decreased his time against Moshannon Valley and Mount Union with a time of 19:51. He placed second for the boys in this meet over both teams. He continued to lower his time on October 20th against Bellwood Antis and Mount Union, with a time of 19:40. Noah is a great asset to the Warrior Cross Country team and earns points for the team consistently in meets. Fellow Teammate Michael Frey says this: “He’s a great runner and always seems to pull our team ahead in meets.”


Facts about Noah:

Parents: Bill Ryder and Courtney Ryder

Siblings: Dylan Ryder, Gabbie Ryder, Courtney Ryder

Favorite XC memory: Almost beating Sage at Altoona

Favorite Food: Pizza

Favorite Beverage: Lemonade

Future Plans: Join the union or go to the Air Force.