The Saint James School Cross Country team had another great meet yesterday afternoon, running a tri-meet of Illing, Ellington, and Saint James. Both the boys and girls teams took first place overall for the event.
Aiden P. again led the Sabers with a second place finish, Nathan M. ran an outstanding race, finishing in 4th place overall and bettering his previous time by 20 seconds. Nick G. was close behind in 5th position, also running 20 seconds quicker. Matthew S. has been improving through each competition, finishing in 6th place, with Kevin L. running to a strong 11th place finish.
The girls took first place again, led by a strong performance by Lindsay O., who finished in 2nd place, running 40 seconds quicker than two weeks ago. Isabelle B. was close behind in 3rd place, also running 40 seconds quicker. Elizabeth M., Kaitlyn N., and Maeve W. were respectively 4th, 5th, and 9th overall.
Congratulations on a great performance!
The next competition will be the Wickham Invitational this Saturday. Runners should meet Coach O’Neill at Wickham park at 8:00am.
There will be practice on Tuesday and Thursday of this coming week.
Also, there is a meet at Vernon Middle School this coming Wednesday, October 14. Race time is scheduled for 3:30pm, please meet at Vernon Middle School at 2:45pm.
As a reminder, the complete Cross Country schedule is available on the SJS Cross Country webpage.