Local runners find success at Sectional Championships in East Aurora
Running through the VI
EAST AURORA — The Cross Country Section VI championship meet took place on Friday afternoon, featuring Fredonia’s Emily Brown taking second place in the Class C girls 3.1 mile run with a time of 20:02, while Savannah Lashbrook finished in 12th with a time of 21:35.
Fredonia’s Ashyln Ambrose (23:48), McKenna Miller (26:20), Anna Schroeder (27:04), and Marah Long (27:38) all competed as the girl’s team finished ninth overall at the event.
The Fredonia boys team finished in 12th place at the event, with Chris Annear having the best Billies’ time, finishing in 39th place with a time of 18:53. Adam Lesch (19:10), Ledreth Velez-Olmo (19:24), Avery Willebrandt (20:39), Fred Gullo (20:48), Brenden Nero (21:03), and Matt Abbatoy (22:21) rounded out Fredonia’s competitors.
“Savannah Lashbrook, McKenna Miller, Anna Schroeder and Marah Long, Avery Willebrandt and Adam Lesch ran exceptional races today,” said Fredonia coach Carol Zirkle. “They all raced faster today, under poor footing and slippery conditions, than they did at the Knox Invitational earlier in the season.”
Dunkirk’s Jericha Petrella finishing 13th and Siera Jacques finishing 25th in the Class B girls 3.1 mile run, while the Silver Creek girls varsity cross country team placed second in the C2 race.