Cross Country Looks to State Qualifier

Aiden Smyth (409) who ran a 16:51 5K is half way home.
Aiden Smyth (409) who ran a 16:51 5K is half way home.
Sean Smyth (410) was not far from his brother and ending the race with a time of 18:10.
Sean Smyth (410) was not far from his brother and ending the race with a time of 18:10.
Jack Wrobel (411) ran a consistent race crossing the finish line in 18:36.
Jack Wrobel (411) ran a consistent race crossing the finish line in 18:36.
Raj Shah (408) was the Wildcats only junior in the race and with a finish of 18:38 looks to anchor next year’s team.
Raj Shah (408) was the Wildcats only junior in the race and with a finish of 18:38 looks to anchor next year’s team.
Eyvin Moreira (406) ran a respectable 19:13 and helped his team keep it close with Bay Shore.
Eyvin Moreira (406) ran a respectable 19:13 and helped his team keep it close with Bay Shore.
Michael Naughton (407) another solid senior runner, came in at 19:30.
Michael Naughton (407) another solid senior runner, came in at 19:30.
Good luck to Aiden Smyth who will be running in the Section XI State qualifying meet on Friday, November 3rd.
Good luck to Aiden Smyth who will be running in the Section XI State qualifying meet on Friday, November 3rd.
Zach Lella (405) turned in an 18:37 5K, one second behind teammate Jack Wrobel and one second ahead of Raj Shah.
Zach Lella (405) turned in an 18:37 5K, one second behind teammate Jack Wrobel and one second ahead of Raj Shah.

The boys cross country team finished their dual meet season with a record of 5-1, losing a close meet with Bay Shore for the League Championship.  The team finished 2nd in Division II once again behind Bay Shore.  “I credit the team's work ethic over the summer for their continued winning ways,” said Varsity Coach Rob Conroy. 

Senior Aiden Smyth ran the Sunken Meadow 5K course in a time of 16:51 at the Division Championships.  This places him #15 on the Whitman all-time list for that course. Aiden will be running in the Section XI State qualifying meet on Friday, November 3rd.