The Washington Demon cross country team has been prepping for the upcoming season and are doing so with a new coach. Long time Demon Boys Track and Field Head Coach Steve Roth has taken over for Ryan Gratz. Roth says they’ve been working out at the park running some hills and doing some work in the pool. As for the teams, on the girls side he says Regan Enfield will be a leader for them having finished conference runner up. Mariah Reighard and Kaitlin Buchholz are also looking strong. On the boys side, Matt Kuntz and Noah Lebsack are expected to lead the group. Demons open their season September 1st when they head over to Ottumwa.