District 10

Orangeville claims team, individual titles in cross-country

CALEDON – The Orangeville Bears took two team titles and an individual victory at the District 4/10 high school cross-country championships Friday at Teen Ranch.

The Bears won the senior boys and junior girls team titles and Logan Willcot of Orangeville ran to the win in the senior boys class.

Orangeville claimed the senior boys team title with 17 points while the Centennial Spartans were the runners-up with 61 and St. James Lions were third at 80.

The junior girls’ title went to Orangeville with 34 points while Ross Royals were second at 65 and Guelph CVI Green Gaels third at 73.

Centennial won the senior girls’ team title with 36 points, finishing ahead of the Lourdes Crusaders with 44 and Ross with 51.

Top three in the junior boys’ team standings were St. James at 18, Orangeville at 25 and Centennial at 85.

Guelph CVI took the title in the novice girls’ class with 69 points while St. James was second at 76.

Ross won the novice boys’ team title with 52 points while Orangeville was second at 58 and Centennial third at 75.

Willcott won the senior boys’ race in 20:27.5 and was followed by Henryk Szymczak of St. James second in 20:47.2, Jaden O’Driscoll of Centennial third in 20:48.6, Craig Stevenson of Orangeville fourth in 21:00.6 and Jack Haddock of Orangeville fifth in 21:03.9.

Senior girls’ race win was registered by Sam Caputo of Centennial in 24:20.9 while Breauna Sanecki of Lourdes was second in 25:03.0, Rachel Pegg of Centre Wellington was third in 25:39.2, Olwyn Reed of Ross fourth in 25:41.2 and Ciara Hayne of Lourdes fifth in 26:45.0.

Top three in junior girls were Julie DeBoer of Emmanuel Christian first in 19:50.1, Chelsea Thalenhorst of Centre Dufferin second in 20:57.8 and Ailsa Bogan Randeraad of Orangeville third in 21:06.9.

Rocko Townsend of St. James won the junior boys’ race in 18:20.2 while Yared Morton of Ross was second in 18:36.9 and Wesley Mills of Orangeville was third in 18:49.8.

Getting the individual win in novice girls was Kennedy Wyga of Centre Wellington who won in 16:52.2. Sophia Anstett of Bishop Macdonell was second in 17:29.6 and Lydia VanSydenborgh of Emmanuel Christian was third in 18:08.4.

Top three in the novice boys’ class were Biniyum Kubrom of Lourdes first in 14:32.7, Quinn Patton of Centre Dufferin second in 14:57.5 and Ashwood Murray of Orangeville third in 15:05.6.

Next on the high school cross-country schedule is the CWOSSA championship meet Thursday at Simcoe’s Greens at Renton Golf Course.


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