NJ High School XC - Runners of the Week

Runner of The Week - Girls

* Megan Lacy (Cherokee HS '12)

This past weekend Megan Lacy and her Cherokee team traveled all the way to Richmond Va. for the Maymont XC Festival. Lacy came away with the win and the #2 time in the state for 5k this season. Megan's winning time of 17:58 makes her only the second girl to dip under the 18 minute mark so far this year. Her victory at Maymont was the second of the season for Megan. She opened the year with a scorching 10:43 for 3200m at the Cherokee Challenge.


Honorable Mention

Dana Giordano (Bernards '12) - Ran the fastest time of the day (18:08) to win the D race at the             Six Flags Wild Safari Invitational


Molly McNamara (Red Bank Catholic '11) -  Won the C race (18:24) at the Six Flags Wild Safari Invitational


Amanda Corbosiero (Mt. St, Dominic '14) - Continued her stellar Frosh season with a 19:55 win in the   Gr.1  race at  Passaic Co. Coaches Invite


Tara Hanley (Chatham '12) - Ran the fastest time at Warinanco Pk. this season with her win in the B race at the Stewart Memorial



















Runner of The Week - Boys

*Mike Mazzaccaro (CBA '11)

Mike Mazzaccaro and his CBA team also took to the road last weekend, traveling to Wappingers Falls New York for the Bowdoin Park XC Classic. Thia meet is held on the same course as the NXN Regional race held in November. "Mazz" ran 6:04 for the win, and led the Colts to the Team Title. It was Mikes first Invite of the season and he made the most of it. Mazzaccaro and CBA will be in the Championship Race at the Shore Coaches Invitational on Saturday.




Honorable Mention

Mike O'Dowd (Colts Neck '11) - With a time of 15:37, O'Dowd won the B race at Six Flags Wild Safari Invitational. His time was the fastest of the day on the new Great Adventure course.  Mike's time is the fastest 5k cross country time in the state this year.


Jeramy Elkaim (Livingston '11) - Elkaim had a successful season opener with a win in the Gr. 4 race at the Passaic Co. Coaches Invite. Jeramy ran 15:49 and took an 8 second victory from Collin Frost.




Megan Lacy @ The Maymont XC Festival by: Frank Locasio (MileStat.com)

Mike Mazzaccaro @ 2009 MOC by: Good Doggie Photo