With the first Central League cross country dual meet looming October 7th, both the boys and girls teams are coming together. Saturday at the Mt. Carmel Invitational at Morley Field, Ben Enowitz placed eighth in the Division II sophomore race with a time of 16:48 over the 2.95-mile course. He was followed by Islander teammates Michael Davies, who finished in 26th in a time of 17:46; Jose Tijerina in 19:02; then Josh Fink and Jake McMahon.
In the Division II freshman race, David Grimes clocked 18:40 for 13th place, followed by Cotter Stacy who was less than a minute behind. In the boys senior race, Andrew Falkiewicz, running his first high school race, turned in a time of 18:26.
Although missing several team members at this event, the girls placed well with Karolin Ivarsson leading the Islanders in 20:10 over the girls’ 2.75-mile course. She was followed by Sheila Braun in 20:59, Katy Gomrick in 21:25 and Allison Cabana in 22:01.