continued Among individuals, Liverpool's duo of sophomore Abby McNamara and junior Morgan Mahoney went 1-2, as McNamara won the race in 18:18.7 and Mahoney, in 18:21.2, earned the runner-up spot.
Then C-NS got on the board as Amanda Shuman finished third, in 18:29.4, and Jacqlynn Halstead (18:30.9) closely followed in fourth place. The trade continued as Liverpool's Emily Butler finished fifth, in 18:33.8, and C-NS's Nicole Watterud was seventh in 18:47.7.
The Warriors clinched the title when Juliana Basla made her way to 10th place in 18:55.3 and Morgan Chewning-Kulick finished 11th in 19:09.6. Not far behind them, Jillian Stagnitta made her way to 15th place in 19:26.3 and Jessica Turner, in 19:30.6, got to 16th place.
In between them, C-NS's Taylor Parry needed 19:13.7 to move to 13th place, edging out teammate Jillian Norris, who was 14th in 19:23.9. Madison Kolakowski (19:41.5) earned 20th place and Emily Dolan was 22nd, in 20:13 flat.
All of this leads to the Nov. 3 Section III Class A championship races, which will take place at Vernon-Verona-Sherrill, the site of last year's state meet.