Locals shine in class championships

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Cross country teams from all throughout Rhode Island made the trip to Ponaganset last weekend to compete in the 2019 Class Championships, which determine the placings for this week’s upcoming state championship.

The Cranston West boys took home a sixth-place finish as a team while East placed close behind at eighth. The Cranston East girls finished seventh in their race while West took home a ninth-place finish.

La Salle won both the boys and girls side.

Here is a look at some local results:

BOYS

West’s Dylan Maples was Cranston’s highest finisher at 23rd, while Deem Quinn led East at 34. West’s Cole Khanjari, Nikolas Montaquilla and Alex Phok took 38th, 39th, and 40th, respectively.

Nicholas Cobb secured a 44th place finish for the Bolts, while West’s Shawn Robbins and Benjamin Harvie placed behind him at 45th and 46th. Daniel Miranda-Duarte took home 48th for the Bolts, while teammate Darion Etheridge took 49th.

Joseph Gainor finished 57th for West, while East’s Carlos Ramirez took 58th for East. East’s David Quevedo finished 65th, followed by teammate Allan Kevorkian in 67th. GIRLS

Eden Fisher was the top scorer from Cranston, placing 18th for the Lady Bolts. West’s Alessandra Messina placed 30th for West, while East’s Stella Loezos took 32nd.

Sofia Riccio placed 46th for West, followed by teammate Aria Lee in 48th, and East’s Aislinn Baxter in 49th, and West’s Catherine Consiglio in 50th. Arianna Cunha placed 54th for East, while Julia DiFilippo took 58th for West.

East’s Thamia Perez took 59th, followed by West’s Lauren Scavitto at 62nd. Emily Spahn took 64th for East, followed by West’s Gabrielle Coia in 66th. Here are some other local results:

BOYS

Hendricken placed second as a team in the Class A boys meet, while Pilgrim took seventh and Toll Gate 10th.

Hendricken was led by Luke Henseler in third place, followed by teammates Evan Reynolds and David DelBonis in fifth and sixth. James Kiernan finished 12th for the Hawks, followed by teammate Andrew Woodbine in 15th, and Ryan Dyer in 19th.

Michael Feret placed 27th for Hendricken, while Pilgrim’s Alex White took 35th, followed by teammate Justin Dorsey in 36th. Michael Nicholas also finished 50th for Pilgrim, while Toll Gate’s Dylan Barker finished 52nd. Pilgrim’s Ian Bubar placed 55th, followed by teammates Brendan Rooney in 56th and Lars Gainor in 59th.

Toll Gate’s Andrew St. Laurent took 60th, followed by fellow Titan Cian Roberts at 61st. Tyler Fuller placed 63rd for Pilgrim, while Toll Gate’s Brendan O’Toole and John Renzi took 68th and 69th, respectively.

GIRLS

Pilgrim finished in fifth place for the Class A girls.

Emmanuelle Degos led Warwick schools with a third-place finish, while teammate Ava McCann took 21st. Mollie Cunningham led Toll Gate with a 29th-place finish, while teammate Oce Lowe took 33rd.

Pilgrim’s Amber Lopes finished 36th, followed by teammate Emma Morroni in 40th. Toll Gate’s Camille Remillard took home 43rd, while Pilgrim’s Annabelle Sisson took 45th, and teammate Sofia McCann 47th.

Pilgrim’s Victoria Rowley finished 63rd while Marie Bonynge placed 65th for the Lady Titans.

In Class B, Johnston’s Derek Salvatore led the Panthers with a 66th-place finish, while teammates Joel Aubin and Dylan Robbins placed 77th and 78th, respectively. Joshua Philbrick took 89th for the Panthers, followed by teammates Jacob Muller in 90th and Nicholas Petrillo at 91st.

Leading the Johnston girls was Audry Mahony in 34th, while teammate Courtney Dias took 63rd. Johnston’s Danielle Polycar finished at 67th.

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