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Franklin Regional, Norwin, Penn-Trafford cross country teams race at Schenley

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By Matt Grubba

Published: Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, 8:58 p.m.

Franklin Regional, Norwin and Penn-Trafford all competed Saturday at one of the biggest cross country meets of the season, the Red, White & Blue Invitational at Schenley Park in Pittsburgh.

On the boys side, the Panthers placed 11th, Norwin was 24th, and Penn-Trafford finished 40th as a team, while in the girls' standings, the Knights were 15th, Franklin Regional was 16th, and P-T was 30th. North Allegheny won the boys title, while Morgantown (W.Va.) won the girls title.

The top local individual finisher was Franklin Regional's Kaitlyn Figurelli, who placed 13th with a time of 19 minutes, 18 seconds. Her teammate, Danielle Vensel, was 27th in 19:44, and following her for FR were Katja Kochvar (21:31), Hayley Grajewski (22:09), Amanda Gamwo (22:29), Kristin Segiel (22:46) and Meg Irvine (22:53).

Lindsay Dawson was the top girl for the Knights by finishing 42nd in 20:12, while Abby Pristas was behind her with a time of 20:37, which was good for 59th. Also running for Norwin were Camryn Grudowski (21:31), Rebecca Rohac (21:39), Julia Russo (21:43), Kayla Grudowski (23:14) and Jaclyn Crawford (24:19).

For Penn-Trafford, Sarah Taylor was 37th in 20:00, while Chelsia Poole was 66th in 20:49. Next were Julia Wimer (23:07), Erin Ramsey (24:46), Kelly Matoney (25:21), Nicole Loeliger (25:28) and Delaney Cooper (25:41).

The Panthers also had the top local boys finisher, Luke Schott, who was 14th in 16:12. Two of his teammates, Brett Trottier (76th, 17:21) and Ian Griffith (89th, 17:27) also finished among the top 100.

Also finishing for Franklin Regional were Ben Meyers (17:37), Mo Sajjad (18:07), Tim Mastovich (18:42) and Eric Pierce (19:26).

For Norwin's boys, Brandan Moretton was the lone top-100 finisher with a time of 17:10 to place 61st. Next for the Knights were Brenden Wagner (17:55), Trey Quealy (18:00), Clay Brough (18:13), Charles Huss (18:35), Andrew Bradley (18:55) and Logan Dunn (19:01).

Penn-Trafford's top boy was Jonah Graffius, who placed 73rd in 17:18. Also racing for the Warriors were Daniel Kolonay (18:15), Austin Applequist (19:53), Sean Lane (20:00), Nelson Phillips (21:11), Tyler McBride (21:41) and Matthew Defazio (22:42).

Matt Grubba is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-388-5830 or mgrubba@tribweb.com.

 

 

 
 


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