On Saturday the Moran Girls’ and Boys’ Cross-Country teams competed in the 25th Annual Cross-Country State Championships. There were 120 schools and approximately 2800 runners that competed.
Girls’ Cross-Country Results – Girls Team finishes 22nd.
In the Girls Division, 120 schools were represented and there were 380 runners in the race. The Lady Mustangs team finished in 22nd place. The 7 individual runners that represented the Lady Mustangs were Co-Captain Arianna Amodio in 23rd place, Angelika Kotula 97th, Maya Wresien 200th, Avery Winters 207th, Katie Lombino 209th, Alison Kaiser 266th, and Emma Reilly 271st.
Boys Cross-Country Results – Boys Team finishes 3rd in the STATE!!!
In the Boys Division, 120 schools were represented and there were 440 runners in the race. The Moran Mustangs finished 3rd in the State and just missed being State Champions by 47 points. The team received a team trophy to bring back to the school. The 7 individual runners that represented the boys team were Co-Captain Eamon Burke finishing in 10th place, Zack Zubeckis in 25th, Co-Captain Evan Caines 31st, John Cotter-Swetz 64th, Aaron Kaiser 112th, Todd Grammatico 166th, and Stefan Pellerin 244th. What an amazing finish to an outstanding season!
Last Friday, the Girls’ and Boys’ Cross-Country teams competed against cross-town rival Dag Hammarskjold to determine who would win the town title!
Girls’ Cross-Country Results
The Lady Mustangs cross-country team stampeded over Dag Hammarskjold winning by the score of 19-36 to bring their final season record to 4 wins and 2 losses. Leading the pack of Lady Mustangs and taking first place overall was co-captain Arianna Amodio followed by a pair of 6th graders, Angelika Kotula in 2nd and Katie Lombino in 3rd. Co-captain Karly Martino was in 6th, Avery Winters 7th, Alison Kaiser 11th, and Maya Wresien 12th. Other Lady Mustangs that had outstanding runs during the race were Finnian Dubuc, Jayna MacKenzie, Hitika Patel, Marissa Capozzo Paige Duffey, Samantha Brown, and Aubrey Monroe.
Boys’ Cross-Country Results
The Moran Mustangs Cross-Country team finished their regular season undefeated as they trampled Dag winning by the score of 15-49 bringing their record to 6 wins and no losses. Leading the herd of Mustangs and taking first place overall was Eamon Burke followed closely by Zack Zubeckis in 2nd, Evan Caines 3rd, John Cotter-Swetz 4th, Aaron Kaiser 5th, Stefan Pellerin 6th, and Todd Grammatico 8th. Other Mustangs that had outstanding runs during the race were Ben Gyulay, Travis Karosi, Ryan Carmen, Tristan Bonilla, Adythia Naturaj, and Daniel Phoenix.
The boys’ cross-country team finished the season as UNDEFEATED LEAGUE CHAMPIONS!!!
Both Cross-Country teams will be competing in the 25th annual State Championship meet this Saturday. Good Luck to both teams and GO MUSTANGS!!!