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Cross-country championship in the books

Three Superior Heights runners won girl's titles at the event
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The city high school cross-country champions have been crowned for 2019.

Three members of the Superior Heights team were tops in the girl’s runs.

Taryn Greco took top spot in the senior girl’s 6000m run with a time of 26:01.21, which was over two minutes faster than Jimena Redondo of White Pines.

Redondo finished with a time of 28:27.99.

Bryanna Zimbaro of St. Mary’s finished third with a time of 28:47.39.

In the junior girl’s 5000m run, Hannah Heimonen took top spot with a time of 21:04.27 while Korah’s Alana McKenzie finished second (23:16.08).

Celeste Schoahs of Superior Heights was third with a time of 23:33.24.

In the midget girl’s 4000m, Taya Shackleton was in top spot with a time of 17:59.27 in what was the closest race of the day.

Lucy Lafrance of Korah finished second with a time of 18:01.74.

Keira Belle Lamming of St. Mary’s finished third with a time of 19:16.67.

In the boy’s senior 6000m race, Behari Gasshay of White Pines took top spot with a time of 20:52.39.

Mark Keenan of Superior Heights finished second with a time of 21:34.49, just ahead of Brett Pearce of White Pines, who finished third with a time of 21:34.99.

In the boy’s junior 5000m, Korah’s Austin Schwarz-Montgomery finished first with a time of 19:25.86 while teammate Ben Suopera finished second with a time of 20:34.24.

Michael Ferlaino of White Pines finished third with a time of 20:38.86.

In the midget boy’s 4000m, Dylan Garson of Korah finished first (14:52.17).

A pair of runners from Superior Heights took second and third. Owen Case was second with a time of 16:30.55 and Thomas MacMichael finished third (17:14.39).

Next up is the Northern Ontario Secondary School Athletics (NOSSA) cross-country championships, which will be held locally on Oct. 23.




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