The Cross Country teams traveled to Beaver Island State Park on Saturday September 16th to compete in the WNY Officials Scholarship Invitational. Both teams won first place in their division.
The girls were led by Elle Russell, finishing 5th overall, and Corrin Sacilowski. Gwen Fruehauf, Jaime Dickinson and Evelyn Smith ran impressive races to help the girls win the small school division. The girls team would have also won the large school division. Grace Wojtkowiak and Kelsey Folts also ran hard races.
They boys team also won 1st place at the invitational. The team was led by Nick Abdo, Brett Russell, Zack Peterman, Mikey Evans and Nathan Myers. Elliot Emley, Austin Yetter and Frank Uschold ran very well at the meet. The guys won the small school division and would have finished 2nd in the large school race.
Both teams look very strong heading into the league divisional matches that start Tuesday against Amherst. It will be exciting to see how far the teams go this season. Both teams have already won top 10 honors in large schools, out of the 37 teams, by the Buffalo News in their weekly rankings. Elle Russell and Sonya Krezmien have also won individual honors by being named Runners of the Week and the two are invited to a prestigious race held at the end of the season.