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While the high school runners will be competing in their respective class meets this Saturday, middle-school athletes from throughout R.I. will be at Goddard State Park for their annual state championships. MileSplit RI will provide LIVE results and will also have a photograher on the course, taking pics of all the races.
For cross country, the postseason begins this weekend on Ponaganset's "covered-bridge" trail with the class championships. The Reservation will be the site of a combined six class meets (boys and girls) with Class C starting things off at 10 a.m. and Class B concluding the afternoon with the last race set for 2 p.m. In between, the junior varsity runners will partake in their annual state meet.
Aside from the state meet next weekend, Saturday’s is the biggest day of the season for R.I. high schools with every team from the state converging at Ponaganset High, ready to attack 3.1 miles of real estate on the Chieftains’ covered-bridge trail for the annual class championships.
Each month, MileSplit will be selecting 21 sophomore girls as part of the Future Stars of XC Team presented by Hoka One One building into the end of season team to be finalized in early December. Check out the top sophomore girls XC performers nationally from the month of October split into a first, second, and third team of Future Stars.
Aside from the state meet next weekend, Saturday’s class championships is the biggest day of the season for R.I. high schools with every team from the state converging at Ponaganset High, ready to attack 3.1 miles of real estate on the Chieftains’ covered-bridge trail. Who are the teams and individuals to watch in each class? Here’s what we consider the ones to watch.
Former Hendricken standout and Providence College senior Brian Doyle uncorks 24:20 for 8K at Wisconsin Adidas Invitational.
Check out the 21 top sophomore boys XC performers nationally from the second month of cross country (October) split into a first, second, and third team of Future Stars.
This one could be a battle between East Greenwich and Burrillville with the top-ranked Avengers holding a 17-point advantage over the Broncos, according to our Virtual Meet. Mount St. Charles and Scituate are ranked third and fourth. Narragansett junior Marissa McPhillips owns the fastest time at 18:46.25.
With all seven of its varsity runners among the top 15, East Greenwich is the odds on favorite to retain its Class C crown, according to our Virtual Meet. Scituate and Smithfield look solid for the second and third spots.
North Kingstown and East Greenwich take respective girls' and boys' crowns.
With four of their runners ranked among the top eight, the Smithfield girls look ready to win another Class B plaque with a 35-54 win over Westerly. Lincoln and Bay View are seperated by a single point for the third and fourth positions.
Barrington appears to be the clear-cut favorite in the Class B race. According to our Virtual Meet, the real battle will occur for second and third with Toll Gate and Portsmouth separated by a mere point.
Jimmy gives the low down on all the XC action across America.
With a predicted sweep of the first three placements, La Salle Academy should breeze to another Class A title this weekend. According to our Virtual Meet, the Rams should be untouchable with a 28-73 decision over runner-up Cumberland. South Kingstown occupies third with 94 points.
To no one's surprise, La Salle Academy is an overwhelming favorite to win this Saturday's Class A meet. According to our Virtual Meet, the Rams are an 18-52 winner over second--place Hendricken. Cumberland is third with 74 points.
Ponaganset will be a busy place this Saturday with the class championships and JV state meets. A total of six class meet and three JV races are on the schedule. The meet begins at 10 a.m. with the Class C boys and concludes at 2 p.m. with Class B girls.
With ideal weather, several runners have PR performances at regional meet.
MileSplit RI was on site for the Brown Northeast Invitational. Thanks to Cumberland High sophomore Samantha Zech for video footage of the six varsity races.
Wheeler senior places sixth in championship race with a time of 18:28.83. Cumberland's Laverty takes tenth in boys' race with PB of 15:39.24.
Ace photographer Raphael Bieber was snapping away at the top regional meet. Check out more than 2,000 photos by Raphael.
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