The Falmouth High School boys’ cross-country team finished off the regular season for the shortened 2020 slate with a hard-fought victory at Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School on Tuesday, October 27. Behind a winning time from sophomore Henry Gartner, the Clippers squeezed out a 27-29 win against the Dolphins.

On a sunny and windy afternoon, Gartner pulled away from the second-place runner to take first by 29 seconds over the 3.1-mile course. He ran a time of 16 minutes 39 seconds.

D-Y scored places two, three and four and were on the cusp of pulling out a win, but Falmouth’s superior depth won the day. FHS had a pack of runners who were able to secure spots five through eight to earn the win.

Henry Toran-Sandlin was fifth overall, and the second for the Clippers, with a time of 19:46. In sixth was Adrean Blackwood, who ran 20:40. Gavin Friel’s time of 20:57 was good enough for a seventh-place finish, and Milo Van Mooy crossed in 21:07. Van Mooy’s edging of the next D-Y runner by 18 seconds was the difference between a win and a tie for Falmouth.

The Falmouth ladies were beaten by D-Y, 15-50. Dennis-Yarmouth runners earned the first six spots in the race, with Falmouth’s Josephine Oberton crossing the finish line first among her teammates. Oberton ran 25:05 for FHS. Next for Falmouth was Hadley Smith in 27:26, and Leyden Steadman was third in 27:37. Erin Reyenger was the fourth Clipper, and Grace Faulkner rounded out the FHS top five.

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