One guy didn't have to travel too far find his way onto the podium. Onalaska Luther's David Vannucchi won the Division 3 cross country championship back in October.
Friday, the Luther senior was hoping to earn a trip to the top of the podium in the division 3 1600 meter run.
Vannucchi took 3rd last year and entering the final lap in second place, then turned it on down the stretch. Vannucchi captures the Division 3 1600 meter title with a time of 4-minutes and 19 seconds.