Loveys, who won the 1,600 at the NJ Outdoor Meet of Champions last spring and won the Group 4 title and was a Foot Locker finalist last year in XC, ran away with the girls title in 17:27.6, more than 30 seconds faster than runner-up Sarah Trainor of FDR (18:01.9). Led by Loveys, Randolph placed second to Warwick Valley, 47-96.
In the boys competition, Pope John averaged 17:02 and edged St. Anthony's of N.Y., 67-72, to capture the Division 1 title. Liam McHale led the charge for Pope John by placing second in 16:00.7 on the 3.09-mile course. Also for PJ, Andy Domasky was 11th (17:02.5), Charles Dasilva 15th (17:15), Tim Spatola 18th in 17:21.5, and Eion McCLain was 25th in 17:31.2