At Manchester, the host Northeastern Bobcats placed five runners among the first 10 finishers to earn victories over Dover (22-36), Littlestown (24-34) and Bermudian Springs (18-42) in boys' cross country on Tuesday.
Xavier Sauvageau of Littlestown won the race in a time of 17:38. Ben Linne of Northeastern finished second in 17:41.
Dover's Danty Pagan, Littlestown's Bill Stolkovich and Northeastern's Ryan Sevret rounded out the top five.
Bermudian Springs' Joe Fletcher was sixth followed by Dover's Beau Ambrose and three Northeastern runners, Nate Hake, Jacob McKenzie and Dalton Buffington. Dover went 2-1 on the day defeating Littlestown (24-33) and Bermudian (23-35).
OTHER BOYS' CROSS COUNTRY
MUSTANGS WIN THREE: At York Catholic, South Western runners took five of the first eight places to score victories over York Catholic (15-46), West York (15-50) and New Oxford (25-33). The Colonials' Aaron Gebhart won the race in a course-record time of 17:03. South Western runners Ryan Hertzog and Kirk Mummert captured second and third place, respectively. Jacob Plank of New Oxford, Josh King of South Western, Joel Zepp of New Oxford, Sean Peeling of South Western, Jaden Sanders of South Western, Tucker Ebersole of York Catholic and Ben Schott of South Western rounded out the first 10 finishers.
WILDCATS' REILLY RACES TO WIN: At Sam Lewis State Park, Dallastown's Patrick Reilly crossed the finish line first in a time of 17:03 as the Wildcats defeated Eastern (15-48), Biglerville (15-50) and Delone Catholic (19-42). Four other Dallastown runners, Sean Sebeck, Sanyor Sourbeer, Taylor Lentz and Adam Saubel, finished among the top seven. Eastern's Mason Bair came in ninth.
PANTHERS GO 3-0: At York Township Park, five Central runners finished among the top nine in the quad meet. Sawyer Bisker of Kennard-Dale won the race in 18:34. A pair of Susquehannock runners, Patrick Morrison and Jacob Thomas, finished second and third, respectively. Cental's Bryce Lerew, J.D. Groff, Gavin Mayne placed fourth, fifth and sixth, and Kennard-Dale's Jake Wescott took seventh. Three more Central runners, Alec Evanitus, Connor Hoff and Kyle Rutter completed the top 10. Kennard-Dale won two of three meets.
GATCHELL HIGHLIGHTS LIONS' SWEEP: At Spring Grove, Red Lion's Caleb Gatchell beat the rest of the field to the finish line as his team scored a trio of victories. Gatchell recorded a winning time of 17:07, and the Lions defeated York Suburban (20-38), Fairfield (15-47) and Spring Grove (20-38). Gatchell's teammate, Nick McCabe finished second. Nate Pardoe (fifth place), Ethan Gatchell (eighth) and Josh Pardoe (ninth) completed the Red Lion scorers. Spring Grove's Hunter Miller (third), York Suburban's Chris Diaz (fourth), Spring Grove's Taylor Gardner (sixth), York Suburban's Andrew Toman (seventh) and Fairfield's John Roan (10th) rounded out the top 10. York Suburban was second in the team competition with victories over Spring Grove (26-31) and Fairfield (19-42).
GIRLS' CROSS COUNTRY
EAGLES RELY ON PACK POWER: Dover packed five runners among the first six finishers to defeat Littlestown (15-43), Bermudian Springs (20-37) and Northeastern (15-50). Rachel Crane of Bermudian Springs put up the winning time of 21:21. The next five runners to cross the line, Andrea Dawson, Alyssa Lawton, Sarah Kistner, Alicia Sweitzer and Claudine Godfrey, all wore Dover colors. Kayleigh Smeltzer of Northeastern, Hope Cuff and Madison Leer, both of Bermudian Springs, and Hannah McLeod of Northeastern captured places seven through 10.
LAWRENCE PACES COLONIALS: At York Catholic, New Oxford's Emily Lawrence led her team to three victories by winning the race in 21:45. The Colonials defeated York Catholic (23-33), West York (23-32) and South Western (20-39). West York's Bethany Weaver finished second followed by South Western's Lynne Mooradian, New Oxford's Allie Mack of New Oxford and Amanda Falvey of York Catholic. Emily Clinton of New Oxford, Devan Bateman of New Oxford, Tabitha Jermyn of West York, Rebecca Sitler of York Catholic and Lindsey China of York Catholic completed the top 10. York Catholic placed second in the team competition with victories over West York (25-31) and South Western (20-38).
WILDCATS NOTCH THREE WINS: At Sam Lewis State Park, Dallastown's pack captured places three through seven to power the Wildcats past Delone Catholic (25-33), Eastern (15-45) and Biglerville (15-50). Delone Catholic's Kate Mowrey and Sarah Bishchoff were first and second, respectively. They were followed across the line by the Dallastown quintet of Megan Blum, Kasey Kemp, Taylour Mauro, Liz DiBiase and Ellie Malda. Another Dallastown runner, Brooke Snyder, took eighth.
IBARRA SETS MARK FOR PANTHERS: At York Township Park, Central standout Kelsey Ibarra added to her list of victories with a winning time of 20:06. Her performance established a new girls' course record. Ibarra's team defeated York Tech (forfeit), Susquehannock (20-41) and Kennard-Dale (21-36). Madelyn Warntz (fourth place), Emily Loeffelholz (sixth), Brooke Buzynski (seventh) and Madison Strine (11th) were the other scorers for the Panthers. Kennard-Dale's Kayla White finished second to Ibarra, and Rachel Banchiere of Susquehannock took third. Emma Harrelson of York Tech (fifth), Caitlin Solomon of Kennard-Dale (eighth), Emily Fourhman of Susquehannock (ninth) and Haley Cole of Kennard-Dale (10th) were the other top 10 finishers.
TROJANS DISPLAY POWER: At Spring Grove, York Suburban placed eight runners among the first 10 finishers in defeating Red Lion (17-46), Spring Grove (15-50) and Fairfield (forfeit). The Trojans' Samantha Gehly recorded the best time (20:35) to win the event. Gehly edged out teammate Olivia Gettle for the victory. Gettle crossed in 20:36. Another Trojans' runner, Emma Leik, took third place. Fairfield's Kaitlyn Beckham was fourth, and Red Lion's Amanda Wivell was fifth. The rest of the top 10 was all York Suburban with Lauren Schrader, Danielle Cardone, Kimberly Hall, Rachelle Walker and Sarah Cardone doing the honors.