Gallery: EPHS harriers vie in Class A Championship Meets

Bay View runs seventh as a team in Class C event

Photos by Julie Furtado
Posted 11/9/20

SMITHFIELD — The East Providence High School cross country teams completed their respective 2020 seasons last weekend when the Townies vied in the Class A Championship races Saturday, Nov. 7, …

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Gallery: EPHS harriers vie in Class A Championship Meets

Bay View runs seventh as a team in Class C event

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SMITHFIELD — The East Providence High School cross country teams completed their respective 2020 seasons last weekend when the Townies vied in the Class A Championship races Saturday, Nov. 7, over the 3.1-mile layout at Deerfield Park in Smithfield.

The Townies placed 11th and 12th in the boys’ and girls’ team standings, both of which were won by traditional power LaSalle. The Rams their five scoring runners in the top seven to win the boys’ title with 21 points. The LaSalle girls did their counterparts a couple better, recording the winning time and having their top five finish among the first six runners to secure the championship with 19 points.

Boys’ notes
Bishop Hendricken senior Evan Reynolds won the boys’ Class A individual title, clocking a time of 15 minutes, 32.28 seconds. However, the next four spots belonged to LaSalle runners, led by senior runner-up Jack McLoughlin in 15:33.15.

Junior Grant Wosencroft paced the EPHS contingent, running 60th overall in 21:48. Three sophomores and a freshman rounded out the rest of the Townie finishers: Ryan Stover was 63rd in 22:35, Colin Leddy 72nd in 24:44 and Nick Heady 75th in 27:40 while first-year runner Simon Polombo was 67th overall in 23:14.

Reynolds led Hendricken to a second-place team finish with 47 points, 26 off the LaSalle pace. Cumberland was third with 84, led by the sixth-place overall run of Henry Dennen (16:04). The Townies had 324 points


Girls’ notes
Senior Kaylie Armitage led LaSalle to the girls’ team crown with her first-place run of 18:17. Classical’s Caroline Jankowich was second in 19:18.

Sophomore Britney Carlson led the five EPHS scorers, running 57th overall in 25:50. Freshman Emmalie LeDuc was the Townie to finish, running 61st in 25:39. Sophomore Miranda Moniz was 64th in 26:35, junior Eva Caroun 67th in 26:52 and sophomore Navaeh Lanois 70th in 27:37. Sophomore Elke Jones and freshman Ella Bogshan ran 74th and 78th.

North Kingstown finished second in the team standings with 64 points and Chariho was third with 91. The Townies had 319 points.

Bay View notes
St. Mary Academy-Bay View was also at Deerfield Park last weekend, competing in the girls’ Class C Championship meet won by Prout with 53 points. Moses Brown was second with 86 and Smithfield third with 101. The Bengals placed seventh with 163.

Moses Brown sophomore Sophia Gorriaran won the meet in a time of 19:14. Freshman Laura DeGirolamo was the top Bay View runner, placing 15th overall in 22:42. Sophia Dichiaro was next in for the Bengals, running 30th in 23:36. Francine Miller followed in 37th at 23:53, Eva Scott-Sheldon 53rd in 25:16 and Adrienne Brewster 57th in 25:46.

State meet
Teams and runners who qualified next vie in the 2020 Rhode Island Interscholastic League State Championship Meet, which returns to its traditional home of the Covered Bridge Trail on the ground of Ponaganset High School Saturday, Nov. 14. The boys’ race starts at 10 a.m. followed by the girls’ event at 1 p.m.

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