Local runners join masses at McQuaid meet

West Genesee's Leff is 11th in featured girls race

Marcellus and Jordan-Elbridge were together in the A race, where the Mustangs’ Rachel Garn finished sixth among individuals in a time of 18:13.4 and Abby Gugel led the Eagles, rolling to 17th place in 18:45 flat.

From a team standpoint, the Marcellus girls were 12th and J-E 17th. The Mustangs’ Eliza Bell, in a time of 20:19.3, was 63rd, ahead of Dominique Weeks (20:46.8), Emily Townsend (21:05.9), Schuyler Stuart (21:10.6), Tori Stopen (21:43.9) and Brianna Szczech (22:34.8).

For the Eagles, Mary Elizabeth Dristle got to 75th place in 20:48.1, while Miranda Malvaso (20:49.2), Marissa Malvaso (21:11.7), Alexis Malvaso (22:25.5), Emily Kuehnle (22:28.1) and Lauren Hubbs (23:08.1) followed.

They both did better in the boys race, with J-E’s total of 225 points enough to get in front of Marcellus (253 points), who settled for 10th place among the 24 teams.

Jack Gugel again led the Eagles, finishing 19th in 16:24.6. Nate Hollis (33rd, 16:52.7) and Nick Parkolap (46th, 17:07.7) also had solid showings, with Dylan Whittico (17:31.1) and Jacob Patterson (17:39.3) close together, in front of Austin Milton (17:46.9) and David Mixler (18:57.0).

By four spots, the Mustangs’ Patrick McGuane beat Gugel, taking 15th place in 16:14.5, while Alex Stopen was 37th in 16:58.1. Alex Zamojski (17:32.6) led the next path of Mustangs, in front of Steve Larison (17:46.0), Matt Strempel (17:49.1) and Kevin Pierce (17:51.1).

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