continued Peterson ignored the brutal conditions and, in 19 minutes, 51 seconds, finished ninth overall, second among individuals outside the F-M squad behind West Genesee’s Laura Leff (19:30.2).
Meanwhile, Miller had the closer call, but made her way to the last state qualifying spot by finishing 12th in 20:10.8, comfortably ahead of the first alternate, Cicero-North Syracuse’s Nicole Waterrud, who ran a 20:30 flat.
Not far behind them, Marissa Lathrop got a time of 21:08.7 for 19th place, while Mia Bolton was 25th in 21:23.8. Hannah Olds was 27th, in 21:26.9, while Emily Thompson finished 28th in 21:30.2. Kelley Hull (22:11.5), Emily McComb (22:15.2) and Julia Johnson (22:15.5) ran together, and quite well.