XC girls are 3rd at Hermann Invy

7 girls cross country team members stand holding award plaque

The girls cross country team had a solid race at the EJ Herrmann Invitational in Utica on Saturday, Sept. 29. The girls placed 3rd out of 21 teams behind South Lewis, the number-one-ranked team in New York State in Class D, and Clinton, the number-five-ranked team in NYS in Class C.

The team was led by Elaine Atanasova, who placed 5th and had her best speed rating yet, Jen Skeeter, who placed 13th, Alice Cole at 29th, Hanna Avery at 34th and Jessica Archambeault at 66th.

Alana Mitchell and Haily Lawrence rounded out the scoring. The girls team will be at Central Park in Schenectady Saturday, Oct. 6, running in the Grout Invitational. Race time for the varsity girls is 11:10 a.m., followed by the varsity boys race at 11:35 a.m.