Our Senior Girls team won another Championship Banner with an astounding 21 points (the lowest total of the six winning teams today). The girls were led across the finish line by soccer-rugby-wrestling-cross country-cross fit superstar athlete,
Tea Racozzi ’19,
as she powered her way to a second place finish. Eschewing her Intermediate girls 5km race and instead opting to run the 6km course with her teammates,
Aria MacDonald ‘21
fought a grueling race all by herself in fourth place. Pushing each other through the race were seniors
Lindsay Hogan ‘19
Antonia Ziegler ‘19
with both young women having their best races for different reasons. One not wanting to pull in front of the other at the finish line, they crossed with hands clasped in unison - both in position 7.5, or so they tell me. Not so far behind were three rookies
Teresa Musi ‘20, Madison Taljaard ‘20 and
Kate Smith ‘19.
smiled each time I saw her, and had her best race of the season. Like
raced up to the Senior division and added a full kilometer to her suffering while running each hill without stopping.
Smith had a great duel for nearly all of the race, until her racing partner cut the course by accident, or not, and ended up an intractable distance ahead. However, displaying the best of sportsmanlike behavior, it didn’t bother our
Kate, didn’t affect the standings, and that was that - she chose to think that her competitor made an honest mistake.