Led by Brian Hill CBA Finishes Seventh at NXN, NJ Recap

Full Results

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. 

Running as individuals for New Jersey, Chris Romero of Voorhees finished 63rd with a time of 16:05 and Will Hare of Princeton 103rd at 16:27. 

The girls were led by Meet of Champions winner Monica Hebner of Northern Highlands in 59th with a time of 18:53. 

North Hunterdon and Kingsway finished 21st and 22nd in the team scores. North Hunterdon was led by Chloe Gonzalez in 94th at 19:15 and Kingsway Alexis Mullarkey 126th 19:46. 

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

15:47.3 Brian Hill 33rd
15:53.8 Luke Reid 45th
16:11.5 Troy Hill 71st
16:30.9 Tim McInerney 111th
16:45.4 Ryan Miele 137th
16:54.7 John Sheridan 151st
17:12.9 Mike Morris 176th

North Hunterdon 
21st, 469pts, 49-66-89-127-138(147)(150), 20:02 AVG, 1:32.1 Split

19:15.8 Chloe Gonzalez 94th
19:34.6 Emily Nugent 111th
19:56.1 Elena DiMarcello 134th
20:34.9 Brenna Talamo 172nd
20:47.8 Alexandra Carlson 183rd
21:08.0 Samantha Kehler 192nd
21:23.5 Angela Kearsley 195th

22nd, 523pts, 81-85-86-131-140(143)(145), 20:13 AVG, 1:02.0 Split

19:46.6 Alexis Mullarkey 126th
19:52.0 Kylie Anicic 130th
19:52.9 Lauren Krott 131st
20:40.3 Ashlynne Burke 176th
20:48.5 Allie Pierontoni 185th
20:58.4 Caleigh Kupniewski 188th
21:02.9 Sydney Watts 190th

*Updated Sunday night, fixed an error that left out Alexis Mullarkey of Kingsway.