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National Elite Performances
This was Mendon’s first trip to the East Aurora Invitational which featured 35 teams and they made their presence felt. The Vikings won both junior races along with having four individual race winners. FULL ARTICLE HERE - ANOTHER ARTICLE HERE
Arcuri won his race with a time of 17:20.4, finishing 14 seconds ahead of runnerup Sam Anderson of South Lewis. Sauquoit boys finished third as a team. FULL ARTICLE HERE - ANOTHER ARTICLE
Coach Dom Tringali’s girls scored 39 points to easily outdistance Pelham, which had 66.NDA was led by the third place finish of junior Kerri Butler, who covered the 5,000-meter course in 21 minutes, 31.5 seconds. Katherine Henri (7th, 22:24.5), and Stephanie VanPelt (8th, 22:25.4) were also among the top ten finishers.Sophomore Kristen Althoff won the junior varsity race in 25:07.
Highlights: The Somers boys adn girls swept the biggest division and had fastest team averages on the day.
Courtney Tedeschi of BKW wins small schools race in 18:07, the best of the day. Best boys time was Scotia Glenville's Ben Cranes in 15:04. Photo by Tim Fulton
NEWSPAPER: HAGAMAN — Catskill, Hudson and Greenville all traveled to the Galway Invitational Cross Country meet on Saturday. FULL ARTICLE
“We wanted to back off a little bit in the beginning,” said teammate Jon Vallecorsa. “We knew the hill was coming.” FULL ARTICLE HERE
Meet Highlights: Regis won its second consecutive championship – the first such repeat for the school in the meet’s 18-year history. Ryan Phillips ran away from the field in 10:01, a track record, and the first Regian to win the individual 2-mile trophy. Photo Chris Febles
Dana Giordano of Bernards and Mike O'Dowd of Colts Neck were the star attractions of the inaugural Six Flags Wild Safari Invitational in Jackson, winning the girls' and boys' titles, respectively. FULL ARTICLE HERE - ANOTHER ARTICLE
``This was the first time I actually saw live animals while I was running,’’ Giordano said. ``When I run around the back roads where I live, all I see is roadkill.’’ FULL ARTICLE HERE
Highlights: Eddy Pfeil took on all the runners from the big schools and won. The Roy-Hart sophomore recorded the fastest time of the day at the Western New York Track and Field/Cross Country Invitational at Beaver Island State Park. Pfeil's 16:36.7 over the 3.1-mile course won the Division III race as well as the fastest time designation.
Newspaper Articles from NY State
At least 19 meets are on tap this weekend for New York teams, a few of them being out of state. The New Balance Ocean State Invitational in Rhode Island always draws a handful of NY teams. Averill Park, Bayside, Brewster, Greenwich, Monroe Woodbury, Lourdes, LaSalle Institute (Troy), and St. Anthony's will all make the trip up.
The Baldwinsville Invitational will be one of the biggest meets this weekend with 56 team registered. Liverpool, Ithaca, West Genesee, McQuaid, and Burnt Hills will match up in the large schools race.
The Bowdoin Park Classic gives runners a chance to see both the NYS Federation course and the NXN Regional course. 34 teams will toe the line on the fames course. Out of state teams making the trip include Bancroft (MA), CBA (NJ), Germantown Friends (PA), Haddonfield (NJ), Hillhouse (CT), Pembroke (MA), and Ridgewood (NJ). In state schools include Bronxville, Cornwall, Farrell, Shenendehowa boys, Suffern, and Tappan Zee.
43 teams will head to Utica for the 68th Annual EJ Herrmann Invitational. Holy Names, Beaver River, and CNS will all be racing.
ARMORYTRACK.COM WILL BE ONSITE when over 50 schools head to Lakeside Park in Pawling for the Green Mt. Invitational, a preview of the NY State Championship course. North Rockland, Arlington, Shenendehowa, Queensbury, and Canadaigua will all face off in the girls seeded race. The seeded boys race will feature Geneseo, Walt Whitman, Arlington, Queensbury, and Shaker, among others. There will be four varsity girls and boys races each.
COACHES AND PARENTS: We can't be everywhere so please send us your team pictures from this weekend and we will post in this weekend highlights section. Last week Geneseo and Warwick sent in their pics and they got front pag coverage all week. Who will be the teams to get photos on this week? Send them to email@example.com
Race Assignments and Course Maps
Beaver Island Map - WNY Officials Meet