Newcomerstown Middle School seventh grade student Brittney Roth broke the school cross country record, with a time of 12:53.8. Roth, daughter of Robert and Nicole Roth of Port Washington, broke the NMS record Oct. 21 at the Ohio Cross Country Middle School State Championships at Groveport Madison High School in Groveport, where over 1,000 runners competed. The previous record of 13:02 was set by Brittany Parry in 1999.