St. Margaret/RA Flyers open up their cross country season

Photo courtesy St. Margaret's Resurrection Flyers

The St. Margaret’s/Resurrection Ascension Flyers track team took their mark to begin another race season this weekend when they kicked off their cross country season at Alley Pond Park.

The Flyers began the season with some impressive performances, with racers taking home gold, silver and bronze medals in several categories.

Taking first place in their sectional were novice girls Aileen Mitarotonda, Olaia Higgins, Nora Olso, Mia Bonilla and Isadora Mulligan. Also receiving first place medals were senior boys Ivan Boyadzhiev, Michael Hubert and John Ostling.

Senior Ainara Higgins took home a silver medal for second place as well.

The Flyers’ bronze medal recipients included novice boys Unai Higgins, Adrian Ithurradle, Conn Reilly, Brian Honan, Steven Honan, Robert Larkin, Gavin McMahon, Kevin Isca, Anthony Pedicini, Joshua Paz and Milo Cedeno.

Other bronze medal winners were bantam boys Ricky Hubert, Sean Walsh, Andrew Kelly, Jack Larkin and Seamus Mcentee, as well as bantam girls Mackenize Collin, Lin Finnegan, Claudia Geneisi and Athelia Mulligan. A receiving bronze medals were junior boys Kacper Niepokoj, Victor Ostling, Nicholas Catapano and Joseph Browne.

The Flyers coaches are equally proud of all their runners, such as peewee girls Camille Ithurralde, Ciara Reilly, Kaylee Ruiz and Emily Pedicini. In addition, peewee boys Sean Rueter, Gavin Walsh and Bobbi Welsh put on great performances. Other shining stars in the cross country season were junior girls Jayde Sabin, Isabelle Cedeno and Emily Browne.

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