On Saturday during the Nike Cross Nationals meet in Portland, Oregon Christian Brothers Academy finished seventh as a team for the second straight year.
Led by Brian Hill and Luke Reid in 33rd and 45th running 15:47 and 15:53 the Colts scored 221 points, 11-17-35-66-92, and averaged 16:14 while racing the top teams in the nation. The rest of the scoring five for CBA included Troy Hill in 71st at 16:11, Timmy McInerney 111st 16:30, and Ryan Miele 137th 16:45. A great effort and season by New Jersey's powerhouse.
The Loudoun Valley boys out of Virginia scored the lowest amount of points for a boys team in meet history at 89 to win. CBA had the previous record from their 2011 championship when they scored 91.
The girls championship went to New York's Fayetteville-Manlius with 89 points to Illinois' Naperville North's 94.
Congratulations to all of these athletes and teams on their outstanding cross country seasons.
New Jersey Team Stats
Christian Brothers Academy
7th, 221pts, 11-17-35-66-92(106)(131), 16:14 AVG, 0:58.1 Split
21st, 469pts, 49-66-89-127-138(147)(150), 20:02 AVG, 1:32.1 Split
22nd, 523pts, 81-85-86-131-140(143)(145), 20:13 AVG, 1:02.0 Split
*Updated Sunday night, fixed an error that left out Alexis Mullarkey of Kingsway.