Barrington girl is fourth at Northeast Regional

Emma McMillan (left), shown during a meet last year, won the girls' race at the Thetford Invitational in Vermont. Emma McMillan (left), shown during a meet last year, won the girls' race at the Thetford Invitational in Vermont.

Emma McMillan (left) leads a pack of runners during a postseason cross country meet.

Emma McMillan (left) leads a pack of runners during a recent cross country meet.

Two-time state cross country champion Emma McMillan, of Barrington, was the top Rhode Islander to finish the girls Northeast Regional 5K race, held at Bowdoin Park in Wappingers Falls, N.Y., on Saturday.

Emma, a sophomore running for the Eagle Running Club, was fourth overall in 18 minutes, 31 seconds. With her time, she qualified as an individual for the Nike Cross Country Nationals, Dec. 7 in Portland, Ore.

The Barrington’s girls’ team finished fifth, with La Salle coming in seventh. Other Barrington finishers included 16. Abby Livingston 19:14; 53. Megan Verner-Crist, 19:54; 69. Mary Cate Coogan, 20:08; 84. Kelsey Maxwell, 20:21; 97. Julia Zitzmann, 20:31.

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