N-N, Malone Run To Sweeps In NAC Cross Country Openers
NORFOLK — Maddie Dinneen finished the 3.1-mile course in 20 minutes, 10 seconds to lead the Norwood-Norfolk girls cross country team to a 19-40 win over Canton in the opening race of the Northern Athletic Conference season Saturday.
Dinneen finished 51 seconds ahead of teammate Sharon Colbert and Rachel Hewey was third for the Flyers. Canton was led by Julia Bessette, who finished fourth, and Grace McDonough, who was fifth.
The Golden Bears took the three of the top four positions in the boys race but were edged 29-30 by Norwood-Norfolk.
Nick Lyndaker won the boys race for Canton in 18:14, two seconds ahead of teammate Max Finley. Dom Fiacco finished third for the Flyers, who clinched the win by taking positions five through eight.
Dylan Perry finished in 18:34 to lead the host Malone boys to a sweep of Tupper Lake and Brushton-Moira. Malone beat Tupper Lake 15-50 and both teams beat an incomplete Brushton-Moira squad.
Tye Royal was second for the Huskies and Watson Chodat placed third.
Malone’s girls also enjoyed a sweep and were the only complete team at the event. Bethany Poirier led the girls team finishing in 24:42, followed by teammate Adeline Chodat. Olivia Bobbie took third for Brushton-Moira and Reagan Fritts led Tupper Lake with a fourth-place finish.
The meet at OFA was postponed because Gouverneur temporarily went into a virtual education only mode.