MONROE TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Gov. Livingston girls cross country team captured a first place victory at the New Jersey State Sectional Central Divsion Championships on Saturday, November 4 at Thompson Park in Monroe Township -- marking the first time in two decades since the Lady Highlanders Cross Country Team won the Sectionals. The Boys Team placed fifth. Both the GL girls and boys teams advanced to the NJSIAA State Group Meet in Holmdel Park on November 11, 

Victoria Vanriele placed 3rd overall among the girls in a time of 19:01.1, with Caroline Mondelli not far behind in eighth place in a time of 19:36.1 -- followed by Mackenzie Lloyd (20:07.6), Katie Quinn (20:28.0), Rachel Mustacchi (20:36.3), Evelyn Doskoch (21:14) and Pascal Youssef (23:07.0)

Alex Aranas led the boys team in 15th place in a time of 16:58.9, followed by Lorenzo Pagdanganan (17:29.8), Michael Zacieracha (17:44.8), Logan Calichman (18:04.6), Nick Zambrotta (18:16.1), Vincent Berlinski (18:20.3), and Christopher Harriot (18:24.4).