Franklin Regional cross country teams begin year at Gateway
Franklin Regional's cross country teams both opened their season with top-5 placings Saturday at the Gateway Invitational.
The boys team placed third with 112 points, which put them behind only champion Baldwin and Fox Chapel. The girls were fifth with 136 points, as Hempfield took the girls team title.
Leading the FR boys across the line was Luke Schott, who placed sixth with a time of 18 minutes, 21 seconds. Only a short distance behind him were teammates Ben Myers, who was 11th in 18:33, and Brett Trottier, who was 13th in 18:37.
Ian Griffith was 35th in 19:24, Mo Sajjid was 47th in 19:59, and Tim Mastovich was 50th in 20:02 to round out the boys finishers for the Panthers.
Kaitlyn Figurelli led the Panthers' girls with a time of 21:47, and Danielle Vensel was a second behind her, as the pair took eighth and ninth place.
Behind them for FR's girls were Allison Holcombe, who was 30th in 23:53; Katja Kochvar, who was 39th in 24:23; Haley Grajewski, who was 50th in 25:04; Amanda Gumab, who was 51st in 25:05; and Meg Irvine, who was 70th in 27:14.
Franklin Regional races again this Saturday at the Red, White & Blue Invitational at Schenley Park in Pittsburgh. The first race begins at 8 a.m.
Matt Grubba is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-388-5830 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Rossi: Middling Steelers must make a statement
- Predators winger Neal caught ‘blindsided’ by trade from Penguins
- Westmoreland land bank purchases former Monsour Hospital property
- Steelers’ Adams delivers in pinch against Texans
- Nationwide drug ring was centered in Homewood, prosecutor says
- Arrest made in connection with Rostraver home invasion
- Red Wings rally, shock Penguins in overtime
- Primanti Bros. to mail sandwiches nationwide
- Ferrante cyanide trial resumes with ER doctor testifying
- Steelers free safety Mitchell is still settling into role on defense
- Federal grand jury reviewing Liquor Control Board violations, sources tell Trib