They might not have won the race overall, but that didn't stop the boys of Saranac from becoming the fastest Division 2 team in the State.
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Much of the day's action at Van Cortlandt Park will be devoted to the letter races, and there are great matches on hand for all.
New York - It may only be the first weekend for most high schoolers, but the harriers have officially been at it since August 20th. While most teams will have their first meet in the books next week, several teams elected to not wait out the week. Check out below for only some of the highlights from the area.
WAPPINGERS FALLS -- Packer Collegiate's Eddie Owens clocked 15:43.9, the fourth-fastest time ever at Bowdoin, faster than Sayville’s Brian Dalpiaz, who ran at Georgetown, and Tully’s Lopez Lomong, qualified for the 2008 Olympics in the 1500.
The Eastern States Championship race at the Manhattan Invitational is meant to bring together some of the best teams in the country on a course considered a benchmark for evaluating distance runners. With that said, New York proved again to be one of the most competitive states in the US in cross country.
New York XC tends to start a little slower than the rest of the country. I look around at most other states and they have all of these huge early season meets, while in NY, most teams haven't even opened up yet while others are going to some smaller meets scattered around the state.