(Oct. 9, 2020) The Worcester Prep boys’ cross country team came in first place and the girls’ squad took second during the tri-meet season opener last Thursday in Salisbury.

“I was extremely proud of both teams,” said first-year Head Coach Jenn Corron. “Salisbury School hosted a very nice event and adhered to all social distancing guidelines, while still making it an enjoyable experience for the kids and their families.”

The Worcester Prep boys’ team won with 10 points. The Salisbury School was runner-up with 34 points.

Prep senior Graham McColgan led the boys’ competition, crossing the finish line first overall in 19:10.6.

Coming in second through fourth overall, respectively, were senior Connor Carpenter (19:43.3), sophomore Riley Moyer (20:32.6) and senior Ethan Griffith (20:52.9).

Salisbury School won the girls’ competition with 14 points, followed by Worcester Prep with 27.

Prep sophomore Caitlyn Hoen crossed the finish line first overall in a time of 23:25.4.

Also scoring points for Worcester were junior Sydney Lamson-Reich (seventh, 30:12.8) and seniors Caroline Anderson (ninth, 31:40.4) and Natalie Foxwell (10th, 32:42.1).

The next cross country meet is Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 4 p.m. in Salisbury.

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