Solebury School cross country traveled to Mill Creek Park in Willingboro, N.J., on Thursday for its first official Penn-Jersey meet of the season. Finishing second overall in 19:17 for Solebury was junior Devon Brewster. Junior Andrei Benoliel, freshmen Ken Guo and Erik Hallberg, and eighth-grader Jake Shmukler gave the Spartans a total of 48 points, good for second behind Doane Academy’s 23 points. For the girls, Maya Boreas finished second overall, taking two minutes and 13 seconds off her time from last week. Senior Elisabeth Belben, seventh-grader Abby Salerno, junior Cally Kerrigan and sophomore Sarah Waldon’s combined efforts gave them a total of 59 points and a second-place finish behind Villa Victoria.
Solebury School boys’ cross country placed second to Doane Academy at the Penn-Jersey League Invitational at Fernhill Park on Thursday. Individually, junior Devon Brewster was third overall. Rounding out the Spartans’ top 5 finishers were: junior Andrei Benoliel, freshman Erik Hallberg, sophomore Luca Naughton and freshman Ken Guo. The Solebury girls took first behind seventh-grader Abby Salerno, who was third. Freshman Maya Boreas snagged fourth, and senior Elisabeth Belben was fifth. Rounding out the top 5 finishers were: senior Alexis Molgat and junior Cally Kerrigan.