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Cross country: Broadalbin-Perth teams perform well at Burnt Hills Invitational

Despite being shorthanded, the Broadalbin-Perth boys and girls cross country teams performed well at the Burnt Hills Invitational Saturday, Oct. 13, at Saratoga Spa State Park.

Broadalbin-Perth placed ninth in the Division II girls team standings with 261 points. Gabby Larsen led the Patriots with a 13th-place finish in a time of 20:12.4. Samantha Murphy (35th place, 21:00.3), Emma Frasier (43rd, 21:17.3) and Lauren Phillips (48th, 21:33.0) also cracked the top 50.

Similarly, the Broadalbin-Perth boys finished ninth in the Varsity II team standings with 285 points. Danny Dylong (39th place, 17:46.1) and Preston Hadley (41st, 17:47.3) finished in the top 50, while Wyatt Couperus (52nd, 17:57.4) barely missed placing in the top 50.

“Today was a test for us, as we ran shorthanded on both sides,” said Broadalbin-Perth head coach Jeff Richards. “Unlike the Killian Invitational [two weeks earlier], this time our team rose to the challenge and passed with flying colors. Others filled the shoes of their missing teammates and kept our packs strong.”

Shaker cross country sweeps team titles at Grout Run

SCHENECTADY – How “sweep” it was for the Shaker boys and girls cross country teams at this year’s Grout Run Saturday, Oct. 6, at Schenectady’s Central Park.

The Shaker girls fended off Bethlehem 34-42 for the Varsity Division I championship, while the Shaker boys eased past Schenectady 26-54 in the Varsity Division II race.

“I’m really proud of them. They did really well,” said Shaker girls cross country coach Marbry Gansle. Continue reading “Shaker cross country sweeps team titles at Grout Run”

Cross country: Broadalbin-Perth boys place fifth at Queensbury Invitational

The Broadalbin-Perth boys cross country team finished first among Section 2 schools and took fifth place overall in the Varsity-Division II race at the Queensbury Invitational Saturday, Sept. 15.

The Patriots placed five runners in the top 50 to finish with 170 points, 11 points behind fourth-place Sayville. Maple Grove took the team title with 72 points.  Continue reading “Cross country: Broadalbin-Perth boys place fifth at Queensbury Invitational”