Sayre Leads Lakeland/Panas at Sectionals

Matthew Sayre was the top finisher for the Rebel boys, taking fifth in Class A. Credits: Rob DiAntonio

WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y.— Senior Matthew Sayre led the Lakeland/Panas boys with a fifth-place finish in the Class A race at sectionals at Bowdoin Park in Wappingers Falls on Nov. 5. He clocked a time of 16:45.40 on the 3.1-mile course and was 11th overall.

For the girls, Grace Bugara placed 11th to lead the way in a time of 20:21.90 in Class A. Jenna Pressman was right behind in 12th in 20:25.50.

Maggie McCarthy (30th), Claire Smith (40th) and Lusi Godoi (55th) rounded out the top five for Lakeland/Panas.

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Carlos Vasquez (43rd), Konrad Biederman (60th), Nick Merando (63rd) and Reed Friel (76th) made up the top five for Lakeland/Panas.

Thomas Hynes was the top boys harrier for Yorktown in Class A with a time of 18:20.20. John Ahearn (44th), Matthew Oteiza (58th), Gregory Calidonna (69th) and Matthew Severino (80th) were a part of the Husker top five.

For the Husker girls, Heather Donnelly (60th) and Marlee Pincus (64th) were the top finishers.

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