XC Runners of the Week - Miles Schoedler / Joelle Amaral

Runners of the Week - Sept. 4-11

The first week of the seaosn is often a feeling out period. A chance to shake out the cobwebs and get your racing legs back. Well, someone forgot to tell some of NJ's standout distance runners as there were quite a few outstanding performances over the kick off weekend.


Girls Runners

Joelle Amaral (Randolph '11)

Amaral got her season off to a roaring start by dominating the "A" race at the Randolph Invitational on the Freedom Park course last Friday night. Rocketing out from the gun, Joelle did not have to look back as her closest pursuer finished almost a minute back. Amarals time of 18:17.06 makes her the #4 girl all-time at Freedom Park.


Honorable Mention

* Megan Lacy  (Cherokee ' 12) - Won the Junior race at the Cherokee Challeng, covering the 3200m course in 10:53. Her time is the second fastest ever at Cherokee.

* Amanda Corbosiero (Mt. St. Dominic's '14) - Only a freshman, Corosiero ran the second fastes time of the night (18:37.64) to win the "C" race at randolph



Boys Runners

Miles Schoedler (Ocean City '11)

It took a kickers sprint to shake off Haddonfield's Ben Potts in the senior event at the Cherokee Challenge, but Schoedler got the job done and broke the CR while doing it. Schoedlers time of 9:28 broke the 1 year old mark of 9:33 set by Jon "Boo" Vitez of Haddonfield


Honorable Mention

* Collin Frost (Randolph '11) - Became the #5 all-time at Freedom Park with his 15:47.31 to take the "A" race during the Randolph Invitational



Cover Photo: Mile Schoedler in the pack early in the Sr. Boys race at the Cherokee Challenge.

Photo by: Good Doggie Photo