No, Mendham didn't pull off the monumental upset. But it did come away with a very impressive runner-up finish in the Gold Division race.
Loudoun Valley did what was expected by jamming its scoring five in the top 12 places and averaging 15:59 on its way to a 25-129 victory over Mendham. Loudoun Valley won the team merge over Mendham, 26-141.
In the girls competition, Montgomery freshman Caroline Mehlhorn ran 19:01 to win the Blue Division race by 26 seconds over Montville senior Anna George (19:27). Montgomery placed fourth in the team standings and Montville was 22nd.