St. Patrick School’s varsity boys and girls teams won the 2016 Morris County Cross-Country League Championships, winning over Assumption and St. Elizabeth schools.
Coached by Joe Eberle and wearing “Believe and Achieve” florescent green-themed t-shirts, St. Patrick Cross-Country teams demonstrated their commitment, determination and outstanding sportsmanship. The championship-winning girls varsity team was led by 6th Grader Delaney McKee (1st place), and Molly Farrell and Maggie Boler (4th-5th place finishers).
Strong performances were also given by teammates Maddie Morton, Tess Powers, Connie Masterson and Keira Sheehan, who helped contribute to the team’s victory. The Boys Varsity team demonstrated sheer determination, finishing first by the narrowest of margins. Teammates Brian Boler and Collin Boler finished 4th and 5th respectively, followed by strong finishes from Matt Pasko, DJ Carini, Tommy Reichard, Matt Eberle and Luke Johnson.
The Junior Varsity Boys earned a third place finish led by Jimmy Hughes (5th place) with teammates Finn and Brendan Reichard, Henry Bolster, Declan Kelly, Chip Hughes and Aidan Shrekgast significantly contributing to their efforts. The Junior Varsity Girls earned a 5th place finish led by medalist Leah Costa. Strong performances were given by teammates Bridget Boler, Katie Pignatello, Annie Farrell, Patrice Masterson, Grace Powers and Kayle Brody.
The St. Patrick School faculty and staff are committed to providing the highest quality education for each student. We are a STEM school that promotes student critical thinking and application throughout our curriculum in all grades. Our vibrant enrichment programs and dynamic (and championship winning) athletic teams give students many avenues to share their talents.