Bristol Central cross country squads have strong finishes in Stratton Brook Invitational

Published on Sunday, 15 September 2019 21:06
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SIMSBURY - Bristol Central’s boys cross country team placed third in the large varsity division with 55 points, while its girls squad was seventh with 155 points in Saturday’s Stratton Brook Invitational.

Top boys finishers included: Mark Petrosky (2nd, 17:18), Ben Stafford (5th, 18:21), Jose Ramirez (9th, 18:33), Leo Kavanaugh (18th, 19:01), Austin Freve (21st, 19:18) and Chris Roy (26th, 19:42).

“We had a strong showing today against tough Simsbury and Staples teams. The boys continue to train hard and look better every week,” head coach Tamara Stafford-Kirk reported.

Top finishers among the girls were Natalia Popielarz (7th, 21:37), Katie Funk (33rd, 24:43), Mia Clement (36th, 25:10), Marisa Heller (43rd, 25:41) and Bella Crandall (45th, 25:55).

“I’m really proud of my girls team. Our numbers are on the lower side this year, but I’ve got a quality group of girls out and they are off to a strong start,” Stafford-Kirk reported.

Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol Central on Sunday, 15 September 2019 21:06. Updated: Sunday, 15 September 2019 21:08.