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Cross Country Team Has Great Finish

Cross Country Team has Great Finish
Posted on 11/11/2019
Cross Country Team has Great FinishBoth the boys and girls Cross Country teams had great performances at the NJCTC Catholic High School Championships yesterday afternoon at Greystone Park. The runners did not let the frigid 40 degree weather hold them back and is showing that their season-long training is paying off at the right time of the season.

At the end of the day, the boys team placed 1st in their Division and the girls team placed 3rd in their Division.

The boys were led by Senior, TJ Harkins, who placed 2nd and Junior, James Ptack, who placed 4th. Senior, Michael Blandino, also medaled by placing 26th.

The girls were led by Sophomore, Alison Naples, who had a PR of over 2 minutes, Sophomore, Lauren Beers, who had a 1 minute 15 second PR, and Sophomore, Alyssa Amster, who had a 20 second PR,.

Additional PR's were run by:

Ivy Zaleski (Soph): 52 seconds
Alicia Leclerc (Soph): 1 minute 46 seconds (nearly 5 minute time drop over the season so far)
Ella Cosman (Frosh): Completed her first high school 5K
Michael Blandino (Senior): 18 second course PR
Michael Harkins (Soph): 2 minute 6 second course PR
Curtis Quintos (Soph): 45 second PR
Michael Schippnick (Frosh): 1 minute 24 second PR
Enrique Riego (Frosh): 1 minute 3 second PR
Sean Castellano (Junior): 1 minute 40 second course PR
Josh Reilly (Frosh): 48 second PR

Spartan Proud!