ND Harriers open up in Plattsburgh Invite
Submitted by Eric Geitner on September 14, 2009 - 8:28am
The Notre Dame Cross Country Team opened up in great fashion over the weekend at the Pre-State Invitational held at SUNY Plattsburgh. The girls finished in a tie for 7th place, but lost the tie breaker to North Warren. Rachel Berggren finished in 33rd place on a great kick to the finish. Meghan Zickl set the pace for the Irish early on to hold on to a 36th place finish with 8th grader Bailee Welker just ahead in 34th. Kristen Antolos was just behind to finish 45th and Teresa Jackson rounded out the Irish top five in taking 66th.
The boy’s team also ended up in a tie for 8th place and won on the tie-breaker over Lake George. Kevin Pawlak led the Irish with a 20th place finish with Nate Flumerfeldt close behind in 23rd place. Andrew Fischer fought hard to finish 42nd, Nick Flumerfeldt held on to finish 56th and Luke Calla 59th. Jason Harasimowicz was the deciding factor in the meet for the Irish and won the tie breaker over the sixth runner of Lake George. Matt Sausner rounded out the top seven with a 77th place finish. In the JV race, Woody Clark was 46th and Conlan Edwards 50th.
The Irish Cross Country Team opens open its regular season tomorrow in Avon against Keshequa.