Mortensen Paces Chatham Boys X-Country at Manhattan Invitational

Credits: TAP Chatham
NEW YORK, NY - The Chatham boys cross-country team placed in the top 10 of its division Saturday when it competed in the Manhattan Invitational at Van Cortlandt Park.
It was a very successful day for the Cougar Harriers with the varsity and two JV teams all finishing in the top 10 of their respective divisions.

Varsity F race: Leading the way was Pat Mortensen with a time of 13:35 over the 2.5 mile course. Colin Logsdon clocked a 13:50 just beating out Liam Hynes at 13:52. Bo Radaam had a great race at 14:01 and Liam Cadden rounded out our top five at 14:17. The team finished in 8th place with an average time of 13:55. There were 33 teams lined up for this race, incouding representatives from New Hampshire all the way south to Maryland.

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In the first race of the day for Chatham the JV A team finished in 9th place out of 36 teams. Paul Coyne had an outstanding day, clocking a 14:47 over the 2.5 mile course. Coyne had the team's 6th-fastest time on the day for all three races the Cougars entered.

Kevin Gesell made his season debut running 14:47. Luke Malanga ran a 15:01; Tommy Flynn covered the distance in 15:07 while Van Benedict ran a 15:33. Team A averaged 15:04 in the JV A race.

The JV B team was led by Bill Gallagher. He raced the course in 15:17. Gallagher was followed by Will Sands in 15:25; Erik Britt in 15:35; Justin Sherman in 15:44; and Matt Stasiukevicius in 15:38. The B team also finsihed 9th in their race out of 33 teams and averaged 15:32 in the JV C race.

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