The York Suburban cross country teams continued their standout seasons on Thursday afternoon with first-place finishes in a quadrangular meet at New Oxford.
Before Thursday's meet, both the Suburban boys' and girls' teams had already clinched the York-Adams Division II regular-season titles this season with perfect 5-0 records. The Trojan girls have won 12-straight York-Adams division crowns.
In Thursday's boys' meet at New Oxford, Suburban placed five runners among the first nine finishers to record victories over New Oxford (27-32), Bermudian Springs (15-50) and Biglerville (15-50). New Oxford's Aaron Gebhart won the race in 16 minutes, 51 seconds. Suburban's Chris Diaz finished second. Kirk Beaver (fifth), Will Koch (seventh), Bradley Clark (eighth) and Zachary Lofties (ninth) rounded out the Trojans' scorers. Biglerville's Brady Wilt placed third, and New Oxford's Jacob Plank finished fourth.
In the girls' meet, Suburban's Olivia Gettle won in 25:02 to lead the Trojans to victories over New Oxford (19-42), Bermudian (16-47) and Biglerville (15-50). Emily Lawrence of New Oxford placed second, followed by three Suburban runners -- Samantha Gehly, Emma Leik and Lauren Shrader.
OTHER CROSS COUNTRY
MOYER, YARISH SHINE AT COACHES' CHAL LENGE: At John Rudy Park, Joshua Moyer of Dallastown put up a time of 17:57 to win the 2012 Coaches' Challenge. Red Lion's Alex Miller finished second, and three Dallastown runners (William Jacobson, Justin Tracy and Justin Sweitzer), rounded out the top five.
In the girls' meet, Wynter Yarish of Red Lion won in 22:09. Two Central runners, Jessica Luffey and Bailey Botterbush, placed second and third, respectively. Red Lion's Sara Helt was fourth and Suburban's Alicia Baker came in fifth.