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Middle School Cross-Country Opens With a Win vs. Union

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA runs the middle school cross-country program for athletes from both Terrill and Park Middle Schools 

The first middle school cross country meet of the season took place at Terrill Middle School against Union Middle School on October 6. The 1.5 mile course took the athletes through various terrain including large hills and various twists and turns along the field. Scotch Plains-Fanwood came out victorious as a team and claimed first place finishes in both the girls and boys races (Alexa Fazio and Ryan Matulonis). All the athletes did a great job and really gave their all in the first meet of the season!

Top 5 Finishes (SPF Girls)

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  1. > Alexa Fazio 1st Place (10 minutes 03 seconds)
  2. > Bridget Ennis 2nd Place
  3. > Lauren Hahn 3rd Place
  4. > Ananda Daniel 4th Place
  5. > Emily Friscia 5th Place

Top 5  Finishes  (SPF Males)

  1. > Ryan Matulonis 1st Place (9 minutes 38 seconds)
  2. > Timothy Ennis 2nd Place
  3. > Andrew Seith 3rd Place
  4. > Evan Weber 4th Place
  5. > Ethan Miller 5th Place

Most Valuable Runner of the Meet

Alexa Fazio and Ryan Matulonis

The next meet will be Friday, October 13 at Terrill against Plainfield Middle School. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.

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