The Avonworth Boys and Girls Cross-Country teams competed at the TSTCA Cross Country Invitational at White Oak Park on Wednesday, October 21.
The Boys secured 9th place out of 19 teams in the AA standings. Jackson Habala led the team with a 12th place finish and a time of 17:21. Jackson was able to medal due to placing in the top twenty. Matthew Purcell finished in the top fifty in 36th place with a time of 18:08. Derek Brooks( 63rd, 18:43), Ben Monti(71st, 19:00), and David Kujawinski(72nd, 19:01) rounded out the varsity scorers.
The Avonworth Girls Cross-Country team took 13th out of 18 teams in the AA standings. The Avonworth Girls team is an A team and will compete in that section for WPIALS. Lindsey Hartle led the squad with a 24th place finish with a time of 22:22. Taea Schriefer finished in the top fifty in 47th place with a time of 23:21. Laurel Purcell( 61st,24:16), Maggie Colenbrander(92nd,25:47), and Taleigh Trovato(114th,27:11) all contributed to varsity scoring.
Both teams will compete at WPIALS next week to be held on the same course at White Oak Park.