Crossroads Roadrunners Are Running To Success This Season In Cross Country

Saturday, 26 Oct 2013, 6:36:00 AM

Mirror Staff

The Crossroads cross country teams are having outstanding seasons. The girls went into the year seeded

fourth and it appears this was valid. The boys have some freshmen that

should be watched throughout their high school careers. 

As far as this

weeks’ competition, both the boys’ and girls’ varsity teams won the cross country meet

at Brentwood School. The boys seemed to have dominated the competition with four runners finishing in the top eight and five in the top 13. However. the fifth runner from the team inadvertently cut short

the final turn on the course by about three feet and had to be disqualified.

Although the Roadrunners faced a setback, the boys beat the next team, Viewpoint, by one point to claim the win. Ethan Finkel was Crossroads’ top runner coming in

second, followed in short order by Scotty Belinsky and Nick Graves in fourth

and sixth. Tenth grader Daniel Allen had an exceptional race to place eighth

overall in a personal best time of 16:48. 

The girls beat Brentwood

by 11 points. Sonaali Pandiri was first, with Maisie Lynton running a

spectacular race to get fourth overall. Once again, the Crossroads pack was

just too strong for the other teams to handle with seven runners going across the tape before

most teams had five across the line.

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