CROSS COUNTRY: York Suburban runners get off to fast start
BOYS' CROSS COUNTRY
Wagner leads Trojans to victory: At Dover, Peter Wagner's first-place finish in a time of 18:17.0 helped lead York Suburban to victories over Dover, Littlestown and York Tech. Also for Suburban, Donovan Mears came in second, Jarrett Raudensky took third and while Bryce Ohl came in fourth.
Miller paces Lions to triumph: At Fawn Grove, Alex Miller took first place overall in 18:17 to lead Red Lion to victories over Kennard-Dale, Delone Catholic and New Oxford. Also for Red Lion, Micah Bodisch took third, while Joel Gatchell came in fifth.
Wildcats capture four wins: At York College, Dallastown picked up victories over West York, Eastern York, Biglerville and South Western. Patrick Jacobson led the Wildcats with a second-place finish, while teammate Bryce Gable took third. West York's Connor Schroll won the race in 18:36.
Rockets take first: At Spring Grove, the Rockets captured victories over York Catholic, Bermudian Springs and Northeastern to take first place in the team competition. Jordan Maldonado led the Rockets by taking second individually. Teammate Justin Culp took fourth. Bermudian's Chad Long won the race in 18:36.
GIRLS' CROSS COUNTRY
Suburban's Gettle runs away from the field: At Dover, Olivia Gettle took first in 21:25 to lead York Suburban to victories over Dover, Littlestown and York Tech. Also for Suburban, Zezette Pflaum took second, while Brooke Ruth took fifth place.
Lions use a team effort to excel: At Fawn Grove, Red Lion captured individual places from fourth through seventh to help secure victories over Kennard-Dale, New Oxford and Delone Catholic. Tristan Schluderberg came in fourth, Bryn Trout took fifth, Kate Gatchell came in sixth and Sharlie Taylor took seventh. K-D's Madison Ferner was first individually in 21:32. K-D teammate Caitlin Salomon took second.
Three-way team tie for first at York College, McLain breaks record: At York College, Eastern, West York and South Western each went (3-1) in the team competition and ended up in a three-way tie. Maddie McLain led the Golden Knights individually by breaking a course record with a time of 20:14.5. Eastern's Olivia McLain came in third, while Maddison Nalls took fifth. Bethany Weaver led the Bulldogs with a second-place finish.
Smeltzer leads Bobcats to victories: At Spring Grove, Kyleigh Smeltzer led the Northeastern Bobcats to victories over Spring Grove, Bermudian Springs and York Catholic by taking first place in 24:31. Teammates Michaela Bradley took second, while Rose Rush took third.