With 13 students placed in the top 8 for their race category — seven in top three — the NVSS cross-country team leapt off in the season’s first race in Prince George’s Cottonwood Island Park last Saturday.
16 NVSS participated with 56 other running in the area with a distance of 4.1 km for all categories, except the senior boys who ran 6.1 km.
“Team is off to a great start!” Cross-country coach Brian Nemethy.
Next race will take place on Saturday at NVSA sporting grounds.
Sr. Boys race:
Charlie Borek 3rd, Matthew Ebert 7th
Sr Girls race: Kaitlyn Verduzco 3rd, Angela Kulchar 6th, Taryn Stephen 7th
Jr. Girls Race: Camille Ouellet 2nd
Juvenile Girls Race: Isabelle Turgeon 4th
Juvenile Boys Race: Logan Sewell 3rd, Alex Bruma 5th, Connor Ebert 7th
Bantam Boys Race: Elliot Tone 3rd
Bantam Girls Race: Payton Mueller 2nd
Grade 7 girls race: Lauren Dyck 2nd