|Varsity 9th Place, JV 11th Place|
The varsity team finished in 9th place and the JV's were 11th at the NEPSTA Division II Cross Country Championships hosted by Groton. New course records were set in both the boys and girls varsity races.
Complete results are at www.coolrunning.com
Complete results at: www.coolrunning.com
|Rivers 27 Groton 28|
Rivers defeated Groton by one point, 27-28, the closest possible score in a cross country meet. The conditions were tough with snow falling throughout the race. Third Former Willy Anderson won his first varsity cross country meet, crossing the finish line 16 seconds ahead of the second place finisher. Congratulations to Willy!
|1 Win 2 Losses|
Groton defeated St. Sebastian's but lost to St. Mark's and St. Paul's in a quad meet at St. Paul's. IIIrd Former Willy Anderson led the way for Groton posting a personal best of 18:20 on the St. Paul's course.
Groton 23 St. Sebastian's 36
St. Mark's 16 Groton 46
St. Paul's 17 Groton 45
|Groton 3rd out of 4 Teams|
Groton defeated ISL and cross-town rival Lawrence Academy 18-45 but lost to Groton-Dunstable and Cushing.
In the JV race, Groton beat Cushing but lost to Groton-Dunstable.
|Middlesex 21 Groton 34|
In a driving rain, a strong team from Middlesex took the top three places to defeat Groton 21-34. Groton ran well taking scoring places 4, 5, 7, 8 and 10. Third Former Willy Anderson ran a personal best of 18:36 under difficult conditions.
|Groton 3 wins 2 losses|
Groton competed in a 6 team meet at Roxbury Latin. Running against ISL schools Roxbury Latin, Governors Academy, and Brooks as well as Worcester Academy and Portsmouth Abbey, Groton defeated Worcester, Brooks, and Portsmouth Abbey, but fell to Roxbury Latin and Governors. The scores were:
RL 26 Groton 29
GA 23 Groton 36
Groton 22 BS 38
Groton 27 WA 29
Groton 19 PA 43
Groton runners took places 6, 12, and 13 in a field of 44 runners.
Next up for Groton: Middlesex at home on Friday, October 14.
|Groton 20 BBN 41, Groton 20 Thayer 38, Belmont Hill 23 Groton 36|
Groton defeated Thayer and BB&N, but lost to Belmont Hill in a race at Belmont. Groton had a tight pack, taking scoring places 3, 6, 9, 16, and 17 out of 39 finishers. Co-captain Chris King '13 led the way finishing 3rd in a time of 18:38.