Announcement: White Clay Creek State Park's drinking water is NOT potable! Please be sure to bring plenty of drinking water to events at that park since none will be available.
Six Flags Wild Safari Invitational(AI DuPont Var C, DMA Var D, St. Mark's Var D)
Pacers Running DCXC Invite(Archmere Var B)
White Clay Creek Classic
Padua's Lydia Olivere Breaks 18 Minute Barrier at White Clay - 17:54!
Wilmington Friends' Connor Nisbet Runs the Fastest Time of the Day, Winning the Sophomore Boys Race in 16:30!
Padua easily won the overall meet, taking full advantage of their depth in this unique scoring format.
In the freshman race, it was Sarah Donaldson (St. Mark's), who finished ahead of a field of 84 runners in 21:11.
Newark sophomore, Naomi Dawkins, won her class race in 20:00.
The premier race of the day, was run by the juniors, where Lydia Olivere was the winner nearly two minutes ahead of runner-up Naomi Bowser (19:51) of Smyrna, and Lillian Peterson (19:59) of Newark Charter - the 2nd and 3rd fastest times of the day!
Maddie Olivere (Padua) was the winner in the senior race, running 20:00.
Severna Park and Bohemia Manor (both from below the border), took the first two spots in the team championships, while Sussex Tech edged St. Andrew's for third.
It was St. Mark's freshman, Connor Hessler, narrowly won his class race, running 18:06.
In the sophomore race, Nisbet won by four seconds over Garrison Clark from Severna Park.
In the junior race, Bryan DelleDonne, of Newark Charter, battled two boys from Severna Park the entire distance, ending up 2nd in 16:40 (the 2nd fastest DE time of the day).
Tosin Ibironke (16:53), of Smyrna, went wire-to-wire in the senior class race to win by a comfortable margin over Sussex Tech's Ben Bamforth (17:04).
58th Annual Wm & Mary Invitational, Williamsburg, VA (Sallies)
Salesianum Place 4 in the top 18 in the Varsity A Race Claiming the Championship in a Field of 29 Teams!
George Steinhoff was the first Sentinel to cross the line, finishing 6th in 16:35.
Behind Steinhoff were Sean Banko (11th/16:40), Michael Keehan (16th/16:52), Lucien Peach (18th/17:03).
The Sals JV also took home a team title behind an individual win from Austin Barry in 17:35!
Oberod Invitational (DMA, Dover, Tatnall, Tower Hill)
Tatnall boys took the top three spots to win the seven team meet - Brendan Balthis (17:07), Nicholas Garrett (17:21) and Brad Keen (17:26).
In the girls' competition, Keelin Hays was the clear winner, pacing Tatnall to a team title in 19:25.
Cherokee Challenge, Marlton, NJ (St. Mark's, Sallies, Tatnall)
Tatnall's Keelin Hays/Brendan Balthis win Sophomore Races at Cherokee!
St. Mark's freshman, Sarah Donaldson, placed 4th in her class race running the 3200m course in 12:46. Tatnall's Lainey Teklits placed 7th in 12:52.
Hays was the clear winner in the sophomore race, finishing in 11:48, some 45 seconds ahead of the runner-up. Her teammate Olivia Hardin placed 7th in 12:46.
Balthis edged out a pair of Sallie's sophs, Sean Banko (10:15) and Michael Keehan (10:18), covering the 3200m course in 10:14. His teammate, Nicholas Garrett placed 7th - 10:29.
In the senior race, George Steinhoff (Salesianum) placed 4th in 10:12.
Sallie's junior Lucien Peach was 4th in his class race, 10:22.
Lake Forest Cross County Festival, Killens Pond
Smyrna's Tosin Ibironke was Victorious in the Season Opener at Killens.
Quad X High School Invitational, Phila. PA (Padua, Ursuline, Wm Penn)
Padua (Apostolico, Olivere, Hally, Lenoir) Places 2nd in Varsity Girls Race at Belmont Plateau!