Stoughton High Cross Country Splits at Foxborough
The Black Knights are next in action Monday, Sept. 24 at Sharon.
The following Stoughton High cross country recap is courtesy of coach Harvey Blonder. The girls' and boys' teams competed at Foxborough Sept. 20:
The Stoughton High girls' cross country team remained undefeated with a win over Foxborough, 25-31 (with the lower score prevailing).
Amy Kelly won her second straight race finishing in 20:28 over the 5K course. Kelly faced stiff competition from Foxborough's Kayla Sepe through the first mile, but pulled away in the second mile and coasted to a 30 second victory.
Kerry O'Neil (21:53) finished third overall and Susanna Noe (23:05) was fifth.
Running strong to finish the scoring for the girls were Shannon Barkey (23:15) and Katie Daly (24:03) who both ran personal bests. Also running for the Black Knights were Carson McGrath (24:24), Erika Raskind (24:54), Ariene Ohimor (31:51) and Ariel Eloi (37:51)
The Foxborough boys prevailed over Stoughton, 20-37. Outstanding races were turned in by David Lockhart (18:13) and Nick Quattrucci (21:53). Each ran significant personal bests.
Lockhart was in the lead pack through the first mile and hung on to finish in third place overall.
The race featured the return of captain Wayne Barnaby (18:45). Barnaby ran well returning from an injury layoff.
Top 5 boys were Lockhart, Barnaby, Alec DeNapoli (19:37), Jason Marshall (20:52) and Jack D'Addieco (20:53).
Rounding out the Stoughton boys' results were John Eppenstein (21:19), Luke Butera (21:22), Sean Ellertson (21:31), Rob Gair (22:38), Jonathan Oliveira (23:56), and Alex Smith (26:13).
Both teams performed extremely well - 21 runners competed between both teams and 20 set either personal or season records. On the boys side, nine of 12 boys set personal records. Four girls also ran personal records.
Next up for the Stoughton girls' (2-0) and boys' (0-2): a meet at Sharon, Monday, Sept. 24.