Barrington girls run to fifth at N.C. cross country event
Sophomore Emma McMillan finished fifth overall and the Barrington High School girls' cross country team finished fifth as a squad at the Great American Cross Country Festival at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C. on Saturday.
McMillan finished the race with a time of 18:07, five seconds behind the top Rhode Island runner at the event, third place Elza Rego, of LaSalle Academy.
Barrington's Abby Livingston was seventh overall with a time of 18:16. Other Barrington finishers were MaryCate Coogan in 56th (19:36), Megan Verner Crist in 58th (19:38), Julianna Portelli in 64th (19:44), and Julia Zitzman in 95th (20:32).
Barrington entered a team in the "Blue" race; the local squad of Mimi Demopolous, Laura Culligan, Lindsay Kloc, Maeve Gaffney, Chloe Mehring and Julia Brammer finished 10th.