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XC Teams Succeed, Move On To NE Championship

The ConVal Boys & Girls Cross-Country teams competed at the 42nd edition of the NH Meet of Champions on Saturday facing off against the best teams and individuals from all divisions.

Despite the wet, muddy, and windy conditions, ConVal put together some great racing. The boys finished 13th in the 2018 team meet, moving up to #4 in Division II in the process. The team was led by senior Evan Coyne who qualified as an individual for next weeks New England Championship Meet. Harrison Kim was close behind in the second position followed by Max Boisvert, Danny Veverka, Haven Deschenes, August Kotula, and Tyler Beard — all ran their best races of the season!

The girls’ team put together a spectacular performance to finish 3rd and qualify for a team berth to the New England Championship meet. Rachel Hurley led for the Cougars, finishing 8th overall. One spot and two seconds back Clare Veverka took the number two spot for the team, with Schuyler Michalak a strong 3rd close behind. Sarah Newell, Marina McMahon, Reagan Riffle, and Molly Janoch all ran strong races to ensure a strong team placing. All seven runners had their fastest times of the season.

The New England Championship meet is this Saturday and is located at Derryfield Park in Manchester NH this year.