Mike Donnelly ran a first-place time of 17:45 minutes as Haverford High defeated Radnor, 17-41, and Upper Darby, 15-50, in a Central League cross country tri-meet Wednesday at Naylor’s Run.
The Fords’ Josh Fingerhut and Will Field tied for second place in 18:08. Other competitors finishing in the top 10 for Haverford included Ryan Murray (fifth), Ethan Fingerhut (sixth) and Patrick Lawson (ninth).
Aidan Leonard claimed fourth place in 18:27, helping Radnor to a 17-41 victory over Upper Darby. Jack Halberstadt and Frank Brown finished eighth and ninth, respectively.
Joseph Ricciardi placed 12th to pace the Royals.
Garnet Valley sweeps >> Sean Garrett was first with a time of 17:34 as the Jaguars beat Marple Newtown, 15-50, and Springfield, 19-40.
John Colavito (third), Peter Zekonis (fourth), Dominic DiLuzio (fifth) and Ryle Mellinger (sixth) also ran well for the Jags.
Springfield’s Thomas Viraj came in second place with a time of 17:34. The Cougars defeated Marple Newtown, 17-42. Andrew Fox and Michael Remy went seventh and eighth, respectively.
Katrina Miciek bested the field and was one of seven top-10 finishers for Haverford en route to a Central League tri-meet sweep of Radnor, 16-47, and Upper Darby, 15-50.
Miciek posted the winning time of 22:00, followed in succession by Haverford teammates Nicole Rodriguez (22:30), Rachael Goodman (22:32) and Katya Eruslanova (22:34).
Elsewhere for the Fords, Karen Buchanan took sixth place in 22:37, Mckenna Loney was seventh in 22:38, and Ava McAnally placed eighth in 22:43.
Radnor, which nipped Upper Darby, 27-28, was led by Naomi Gross, who crossed the finish line in fifth place in 22:34.
Denize Cisco and Abigail Idiculla placed ninth and 10th, respectively, for Upper Darby.
Garnet Valley takes two >> The Jags bested Marple Newtown, 20-43, and Springfield, 15-49.
MN’s Meredith Schrock came in first place in 23:14. The next six runners were Garnet Valley’s Ashleigh Lustgarten, Winnie Incorvaia, Sydney Pyon, Maya Ganzke, Amy Townend and Olivia Descovich.
Springfield defeated MN, 24-31.
Strath Haven sweeps >> Ava Crawford bested the field with a time of 21.16, and teammate Roe Crawford was runner-up in 21:17 as the Panthers beat Harriton, 15-44, and Penncrest, 22-33. Anya Hooper took third place for the Panthers.
Penncrest’s Liz Egan, Gabrielle D’Antonio and Maddie Anderson went fourth, fifth and sixth, respectively, as the Lions downed Harriton, 16-42.
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