Cross country Hornets sweep VVS Invitational

F-M girls, boys beat large fields at state meet site

Ryan pulled away for the individual Varsity 1 victory, the Hornets junior covering the 3.1-mile VVS course in 16 minutes, 10.7 seconds, more than 20 seconds ahead of North Babylon's Kris Moran and third overall for the day.

Matt Deyo took third place in 16:32.5, while Bryce Millar was fourth in 16:35 flat. Colin Fitzgibbons, in seventh place (16:48.6), led a pack that included Wellner (16:49.6) in eighth and Thomas (16:53.1) in ninth place. Connor Farrell was 11th in 16:56.0.

Though CBA was eighth in Varsity Race 3, Brendan Smith won the individual title, his time of 16:38.8 well clear of Dobbs Ferry's Brendan Wortner (16:56.1) and the rest of the field. David Carey gained 27th place in 18:27.5.

Jamesville-DeWitt rose to fourth place in boys Varsity Race 5, led by Jack Healy, who was 22nd in 18:07.9, and Will Hohreiter, 24th in 18:10.7. Nick Harron in 27th place (18:26.4), was close behind, with Matt Murad in 45th place.

East Syracuse-Minoa, in boys Varsity Race 2, was seventh among 15 teams, with Mike Coogan roaring to fifth place in a clocking of 16:50.8. Jesse Perrone was 27th (17:55.6), with Joe Coogan in 39th and Louis Ferrone in 41st place.

Moving to the girls side, in Varsity Race 2 ESM's Gabby Pallotta finished in 21:04.1 and claimed 15th place as the Spartans took seventh in a 12-team field. Bridget Benz (44th), Cindy Brownson (47th) and Morgan Young (49th) all finished in the top 50.

Megan Pierce helped CBA's girls take sixth place in Varsity 3, the sophomore recording a time of 20:25.6 as Maire Kate McGlynn was 25th (21:36.4) and Gabrielle Schugg was 41st. J-D's girls team was in Varsity Race 5, where Rachel Fairbanks was 20th in 20:28.2 and Emilee Carpenter (21:22.0) ran to 32nd place.

F-M’s season had begun last Wednesday with a CNY Counties League American division race against Oswego, won with a pair of 15-50 decisions.

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