The Falmouth High School and Sandwich High boys’ and girls’ cross country teams split a couple of meets in Falmouth on Wednesday, October 14. The Falmouth boys won by a 21-35 score, while the Sandwich ladies topped FHS with a 19-39 win.
On the boys’ side, Henry Gartner blazed to the win for the Clippers, besting his teammate and second-place finisher Henry Toran-Sandlin by two minutes. Gartner won the race with a time of 16 minutes and 14 seconds. Toran-Sandlin ran to the runner-up spot with a time of 18:14.
Sandwich’s Tyler Lippincott was third overall with a time of 19:04. In fourth was Falmouth’s Adrean Blackwood, who ran a time of 19:07. Sandwich’s Ezra Clinton was next in 19:10 and Falmouth’s Gavin Friel was sixth, running 19:55. Harry Glover of SHS was seventh in 20 minutes flat. Erik Larrey of FHS ran eighth, in 20:11. Jayden Edgar-Harris (20:44) and Simon Roy (22:55) rounded out the top Sandwich runners.
On the girls’ side, the Knights took the top three spots with Claire Davies winning in 20:10, followed by teammates Caitlin and Brigid Kelly. Caitlin Kelly ran 21:10 and Brigid finished in 22:23.
Josephine Oberton was the top Falmouth runner, with a time of 22:33. Catherine Cone ran fifth, in 22:51. SHS had spots 6, 7 and 8. They were taken by Mackenzie Macauley (23:55), Lexi Eastman (24:13) and Maili Sullivan (24:26).
Falmouth’s third runner was Leyden Steedman (24:23). Sonjia Armitage ran 25:42 and Erin Reyenger finished in 27:06.