Jesuit Claims Quad Meet

        The quad meet in Beaverton (Sunset) produced some interesting results and tight competition in the girls’ team race.  When the scores were totaled Jesuit had defeated the Sunset gals by a 31 to 36 margin with Aloha a distant 73.   Charlotte Corless (18:10) & Nicole Griffiths (18:18) of Sunset went 1 – 2 in the individual race and were followed by the Crusaders’ Dylan Hite (18:31) & Elle Kallgren, who ran 18:54.  Tess Michaelson of Lincoln earned fifth with 18:50 and the Sunset’s Sarah Fahmy took sixth with 18:57.   Crucial placements were then scored by Jesuit, when Taylor Moscoe (19:03), Nicole McCullough (19:16) & Lindsay Scheaffer swept positions 7 thru 9.  Aloha runners Amanda Stowe (19:19) & Desyre Blackburn (19:34) followed in 10th & 11th respectively but by then the Crusader had cemented the victory. 

        Tanner Smith of Lincoln triumphed among the guys with his 16:05 but then the Jesuit boys began their domination by annexing the next four places.  Matt Piercy (16:12) led the way followed by Matt McGuirk a second later.  Sam Remington placed 4th in 16:19 – a second ahead of Michael Godbout.  David Seller’s sixth place finish in 16:22 got Aloha on the board but then the Crusaders’ Alex Joseph (16:29), Brian McDavitt & Josh Sealand cemented the victory by sweeping positions seven through nine.  Those two Crusaders were credited with 16:30.  Mark Sussman of Sunset rounded out the top ten with his mark of 16:44, which brought him home two seconds before Connor McWeeney of Sunset and underscored the Crusader power.