Under perfect weather conditions, fast times were plentiful at the class championships on Saturday. In the Class A boys' meet, won by La Salle Academy, Ram junior D.J. Principe led six runners under the 16-minute barrier for the 5K course at Ponaganset. Principe finished with an outstanding time of 15 minutes, 19.98 seconds. Senior teammate Matt Bouthillette was second at 15:28.72.
In the girls' Class A race, also captured by La Salle, South Kingstown sophomore Ellie Lawler outdistanced Ram senior Eliza Rego with a winning time of 17:50.59. Rego snared runner-up honors at 18:01.51.
Besides LaSalle, also winning team titles were Barrington (Class B boys), East Greenwich (Class C boys and girls) and Bay View (Class B girls). Classical's Joe Murphy (16:29.83) and Mount St. Charles' C.J. Berg (16:18.42) took the respective Class B and Class C individual boys' titles and Westerly's Randi Burr (18:56.72) and Narragansett's Marissa McPhillips (18:48.02) claimed the girls' crowns in Class B and Class C.
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- 5,000 Meter Run - Ellie Lawler (South Kingstown High School) 17:50.59; Marissa Mcphillips (Narragansett High School) 18:48.02; Randi Burr (Westerly High School) 18:56.72; Eliza Rego (La Salle Academy) 18:01.51; Claire Hanlon (St Mary Academy-Bay View High School) 19:05.84; Una Treanor (Smithfield Senior High School) 19:34.24; Grace Connolly (La Salle Academy) 18:32.02; Danika Wayss (Pilgrim High School) 19:14.38; Karina Tavares (La Salle Academy) 18:47.78; Elizabeth Sullivan (Portsmouth High School) 19:42.48; Emily Kane (La Salle Academy) 18:53.99; Katy Brayman (North Kingstown High School) 19:07.01; Bethany Nunnery (North Kingstown High School) 19:14.56; Katie Zitzmann (Barrington High School) 19:15.11; Elise Papazian (La Salle Academy) 19:19.64; Alyson Walsh (La Salle Academy) 19:24.72; Audrey O'neill (La Salle Academy) 19:27.14; Hannah Southwick (South Kingstown High School) 19:28.82; Lily Nunnery (North Kingstown High School) 19:29.66; Téa Bishop (Barrington High School) 19:34.34; Emma Sammartino (North Kingstown High School) 19:44.89;
- 5,000 Meter Run - David Principe (La Salle Academy) 15:19.98; Charles Berg (Mount Saint Charles Academy) 16:18.42; Joe Murphy (Classical High School) 16:29.83; Matthew Bouthillette (La Salle Academy) 15:28.72; Alan Greenleaf (Ponaganset High School) 16:25.27; Sam Toolin (North Kingstown High School) 15:39.82; Dominic Parlato (Bishop Hendricken High School) 15:51.40; Jack Salisbury (La Salle Academy) 15:51.89; Sean Laverty (Cumberland) 15:58.37; Avery Ingegneri (Bishop Hendricken High School) 16:05.40; Benjamin Drezek(Cumberland) 16:12.95; Alex Campagna (La Salle Academy) 16:18.36; Mike Kiernan (Bishop Hendricken High School) 16:21.90; Kyle Keefe (Chariho Regional High School) 16:28.74;