Solebury School cross country ran at George School on Wednesday. The Solebury girls lost, 19-39. Top finishers for the Lady Spartans were: Ilona Wilde, finishing third overall and first for Solebury in 23:15; Jessica Forest, finishing sixth overall; Lina Freudenberg, finishing eighth; and Alexandra Morrow, finishing 10th. The Solebury boys lost to George School, 18-43. Top finishers for the Spartans were: Nick Lavery, finishing third overall and first for Solebury in 20:36; Robert Lagay, finishing seventh overall; Curtis Thompson, finishing 11th; and Andrei Benoliel and Kyle Miller, finishing 14th and 15th, respectively.
Solebury School cross country participated in a Penn-Jersey League meet at Life Center Academy on Thursday. The Solebury girls took first place with a total of 20 points. Top finishers were: senior captain Ilona Wilde, finishing first overall in a time of 21:54. Junior Emma Black finished third overall and second for Solebury in 22:20; senior captain Jessie Forest finished fourth overall in 22:28; and juniors Lina Freudenberg and Alexandra Morrow finished fifth and seventh overall, respectively. Villa Victoria finished behind the Lady Spartans with a total of 71 points. Solebury School is 6-0 in the Penn-Jersey League and 10-3 overall. The boys finished second overall with 53 points, just behind Doane Academy, which finished with 29 points. The Spartans beat NJUCA and Mercy, which finished with 73 and 132 points, respectively. Top finishers for Solebury were: junior Nick Lavery, finishing first for his team and fifth overall in 19:45; junior Robert Lagay, finishing sixth overall in 19:53; junior Curtis Thompson, finishing 13th overall; and freshmen Matt Moynihan and Andrei Benoliel, finishing 14th and 15th overall, respectively. Juniors Kyle Miller and Jeff Lin rounded out the top seven for the Spartans. The boys’ record currently stands at 8-3 in the Penn-Jersey League and 9-10 overall for the season.
Solebury School cross country participated in a Penn-Jersey meet at Fern Hill Park on Thursday. There were eight schools in attendance. Solebury’s girls finished first overall with a total score of 20. Senior Ilona Wilde was the first finisher for the girls and for her team in a time of 22:43. Juniors Emma Black and Lina Freudenberg finished third and fourth overall, respectively, senior Jessie Forest finished fifth and sophomore Alexis Molgat was the seventh finisher with junior Alexandra Morrow on her heels for a very close eighth-place finish. The Solebury boys took second behind Doane Academy, finishing with 45 points. Top finishers for the Spartans were: junior Nick Lavery, finishing fifth overall in 19:29; junior Robert Lagay, finishing seventh overall; freshmen Matt Moynihan and Andrei Benoliel, finishing 10th and 11th, respectively; and senior Elvis Fang rounded out the top five for his team.
Quakertown boys’ cross country welcomed North Penn and Pennridge to town on Wednesday. The Panthers lost to North Penn (16-47) and Pennridge (17-44). The Rams lost to the Knights, 23-36. Top 10 overall: Sean Collins (NP), 16.42; Phil Gunderson (P), 16.43; Michael Cooney (NP), 16.58; Andrew Himes (NP), 17.06; Tucker Desko (P), 17.07; Eddison Fowler (P), 17.30; Zack Thomas (NP), 17.43; Hudson Delisle (Q), 17.43; Kyle Parncutt (NP), 17.44; Thomas Rozinski (NP), 17.45.
Solebury School cross country participated in a meet at New Hope-Solebury on Tuesday. The Lady Spartans beat Pennington School, 28-29, but lost to New Hope, 26-29. Top runners for Solebury were: senior Ilona Wilde, finishing in 22:29; junior Emma Black; senior Jessie Forest; and juniors Lina Freudenberg and Alexandra Morrow. The Solebury boys lost to New Hope, 15-50; lost to Pennington School, 24-31; and beat Calvary Christian, 15-50. Top runners for the Spartans were: junior Nick Lavery, junior Robert Lagay, freshman Matt Moynihan, junior Kyle Miller and freshman Andrei Benoliel.
Quakertown boys’ cross country finished seventh as a team at Saturday’s Paul Short Invitational White Race at Lehigh University. Freshman Hudson Delisle was the top Panther, finishing in 34th place overall in 17:21. Also finishing under 18 minutes were: Tommaso Stalleti, 56th place in 17:43; Brett Wolfinger, 59th in 17:45; and James Eicheldinger, 74th in 17:56.
Solebury School cross country participated in a Penn-Jersey meet on Thursday at Mill Creek Park in Willingboro, N.J. Ten schools were in attendance. Solebury’s boys finished second overall with a total of 56 points behind Doane Academy, which finished with 37 points. Top finishers for the Spartans were: junior Nick Lavery, finishing fourth overall and first for Solebury in a time of 17:37; junior Robert Lagay, finishing eighth overall in 18:12; junior Curtis Thompson, finishing 13th in 18:36; junior Kyle Miller, finishing 20th in 19:07; and freshman Matt Moynihan, finishing 21st in 19:21. The Spartan girls finished first on the day with 26 points. Top finishers for Solebury were: junior Emma Black, finishing second overall and first on the team in 21:11; senior Jessie Forest, finishing third overall in 21:43; junior Lina Freudenberg, finishing fourth overall in 22:10; junior Alexandra Morrow, finishing seventh in 23:37; and junior Julia McDonald, finishing 10th in 24:27.
Hatboro-Horsham cross country hosted a tri-meet with Central Bucks West and Quakertown on Wednesday. Top 10 for the boys follows: Casey Comber, Hatboro-Horsham, 15:44.00; Rock Fortna, CB West, 16:18.00; Brian Mass, CB West, 16:29.00; Brandon Timm, Hatboro-Horsham, 16:29.01; Ian Davies, CB West, 16:37.00; Declan McDonald, CB West, 16:40.00; Brian Iatarola, CBW, 16:47.00; Connor Irwin, Hatboro-Horsham, 16:53.00; Trevor Belding, CB West, 16:58.00; Mark McClenahan, CB West, 17:04.00. And for the girls: Alyssa Quinn, Hatboro-Horsham, 19:50.00; Maddie Villalba, CB West, 19:53.00; Olivia Berry, CB West, 19:57.00; Emily Aunins, CB West, 19:58.00; Lindsey Gerlach, CB West, 19:59.00; Laura Roth, CB West, 20:02.00; Karina Bolton, Quakertown, 20:06.00; Jillian Keyte, CB West, 20:31.00; Ashley Lafferty, CB West, 20:46.00; Shelby Bingaman, CB West, 20:59.00.
Solebury School cross country ran a hard course against Hun and Rutgers Prep on Tuesday at Greenway Meadows Park in Princeton. The Lady Spartans beat Hun, 21-34, but lost to Rutgers Prep, 30-26. Top finishers were: Ilona Wilde, finishing first for the team and first for all female runners in 23:19; Jessie Forest, finishing second for the team and third overall; Lina Freudenberg, finishing third for the team and seventh overall; Emma Black, finishing fourth for the team; and Alexis Molgat, finishing fifth for the team. The Solebury School boys lost to Rutgers Prep, 48-15, and to Hun, 33-18. Top finishers for the Spartans were: Nick Lavery, finishing ninth overall in 20:12; Curtis Thompson, finishing 14th overall; Devon Matchett, finishing 23rd; and freshmen Andrei Benolieil and Matt Monihan, rounding out the top five in 29th and 32nd, respectively.
Central Bucks South boys’ cross country narrowly beat Quakertown, 26-31, on Wednesday. Top 10: Matt Scarpill (CBS), 16:49; Hudson Delisle (Q), 17:43; Eric Tomaselli (CBS), 17:54; Jack Marquis (CBS), 17:55; Tommaso Stalletti (Q), 17:57; Colin Mulloy (CBS), 18:15; James Eicheldinger (Q), 18:15; Nolan Pernia (Q), 18:18; Brett Wolfinger (Q), 18:23; Trevor Fowler (Q), 18:24.