Cross country rankings feature several locals

The latest Chautauqua Cattaraugus Athletic Association high school cross country rankings have local athletes sprinkled throughout them.

Fredonia runners Diego Rey and Josh Johnson are ranked second and third, respectively, on the CCAA boys’ list behind No. 1 Michael Peppy of Maple Grove. Dunkirk’s Anthony Ruiz is ranked sixth and Gowanda’s Lyle Warrior has the No. 11 spot. The 15th and final spot in the rankings went to a third Fredonian, Alec Schrader.

In the CCAA girls rankings, Emily Brown of Fredonia is the top local athlete, placing seventh. Fellow junior Jaylah Cossin of Silver Creek-Forestville is right behind her in eighth place. Hannah Gullo of Fredonia is ranked 13th, and her teammate, Savannah Lashbrook, came in at 15th.

The top-ranked girls are sisters Abby Gostomski (No. 1) and Bailey Gostomski of Cattaraugus-Little Valley.