F-M girls cross country suffers rare defeat

Pennsylvania school upends Hornets at McQuaid meet; boys edge Liverpool

From there, Pete Ryan, in 23rd place (15:41.9), and Riley Hughes, in 24th place (15:43.1), rounded out the scoring column, while Kyle Barber was 30th (15:53.9) and Patrick Perry was 47th in 16:14.0.

Far away from all this, CBA’s Megan Ann Pierce impressed with a third-place finish in the Varsity A race at McQuaid with a time of 17:57.7, while the Brothers finished 15th as a team. Only Gabrielle Schug, in 42nd place (19:42.5), had a top-50 effort outside of Pierce, with Emily Garlatti (21:03.8), Meredith Strott (21:06.9) and Julie McInvale (25:10.8) following.

Jamesville-DeWitt and East Syracuse-Minoa both competed in the Varsity AA division, where on the girls side the Red Rams’ Rachel Fairbanks made her way to sixth place in 18:09 flat, with teammate Emilee Carpenter finishing 10th in 18:28.2.

All of this helped J-D take seventh place in the 17-team field. Laura Wengert was 36th, in 19:33.2, though Sam Jaffee (20:37.6), Jess Picone (21:59.6), Allison Hohreiter (22:00.5) and Lauren Morelli (22:06.6) were further back.

As for the ESM girls, who finished 12th, Gabby Pallotta fared best, taking 23rd place in 19:12 flat, four spots better than Juliette Miller (19:19.6) in 27th as Cindy Brownson (19:49.5) was 42nd. Bridget Benz (21:17.9), Brittany Kubecka (21:20.3) and Maria Miner (21:28.6) also ran for the Spartans.

J-D’s boys did not take part in the McQuaid meet, but the ESM boys did, also in the Varsity AA division, as Jesse Perrone impressed with a 10th-place time of 15:37.9. Jake Barker was 72nd (16:52.9), with Jared Henry (17:03.3), Nick Willey (17:23.2) and Nick Schug (18:23.2) close behind.

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