Eastern York's Maddie McLain ran a new girls' course record of 19 minutes, 35 seconds in a cross country meet at the Golden Knights' home course at Sam Lewis State Park on Tuesday afternoon.
McLain led the Knights to victories over New Oxford and Fairfield. The previous school record of 19:43 had been held by Carena Williams, dating from 1986.
Also for Eastern, Madison Nalls took third, while Olivia McLain was fifth. New Oxford came in second. Raleigh Bateman led the Colonials with a fourth-place finish. For the Green Knights, Lindsey Lytle took second.
In the boys' meet, the Colonials captured first in the team competition. Devin Forbes led the Colonials with a third-place finish. The Knights came in second. Zach Falk led the Knights with a first-place finish in 18:29. Teammate Nate Lopez took second.
Panthers capture first at York Springs: At York Springs, Central York picked up team wins over Bermudian Springs, Dover, Biglerville and Kennard-Dale. Timmy Buzynski led the Panthers by taking second, while Cole Harris took third and Jacob Montgomery took fifth. Bermudian took second as a team, led by Chad Long's first-place finish in 16:49. K-D came in third, followed by Dover and Biglerville.
Spring Grove runs to victory at Codorus State Park: At Codorus State Park, Spring Grove's Jordan Maldonaldo won the boys’ meet by 10 seconds, helping the Rockets to the meet win. His time of 17:38 bested Dalton Miles of South Western, who finished second. Jonathan Timmons of the Mustangs finished third, while Tristan Smyser and Justin Culp of Spring Grove took fourth and fifth, respectively. South Western finished second overall, followed by Delone Catholic, Susquehannock and Littlestown.
Kelly leads Bobcats to first-place finish: At Gettysburg, Ben Kelly took first in 17:41 to help Northeastern beat Red Lion, Gettysburg, West York and York Tech. Also for the Bobcats, Noah Hake took second, while Brady McElwain was fifth. Gettysburg came in second. Jay Geesaman led the Warriors with a third-place finish. Red Lion was third. Cameron George led the Lions with a fourth-place finish. West York came in fourth by defeating Tech.
Palm leads Central York to win: At York Springs, Bridget Palm took first in 21:19 to help Central York top Bermudian Springs, Kennard-Dale, Dover and Biglerville. Also for Central, Olivia Gemma was second, while Paige Hartman came in third. Dover took second as a team, led by Madison Schmaltz's fourth-place finish. The Rams came in third, followed by Bermudian and Biglerville. Crystal Mullins took fifth for K-D.
South Western collects triumph at Codorus: At Codorus State Park, Delone Catholic's Leanne Sneeringer finished first, but South Western had the next three top finishers to earn the team victory. Alyssa Bentzel, Sarah Sorry and Madison Wisensale finished second, third and fourth, respectively. Delone was second, followed by Spring Grove, which received a fifth-place result by Morgan Lint. Susquehannock was fourth and Littlestown was fifth.
Lloyd powers Lions to victory: At Gettysburg, Kiersten Lloyd led Red Lion to victories over Gettysburg, Northeastern, York Tech and West York with a first-place finish in 19:52. Also for the Lions, Leah Taylor took fourth, while Lilly Hare was fifth. The Bobcats took second, led by Maddie Warrender's second-place finish. West York took third, followed by Gettysburg and Tech..Julia Atkins led the Spartans with a third-place finish.