Category Archives: Cross Country

Boys cross country: Cornwall, Bekele-Arcuri third at state meet

The Cornwall girls cross country team won the state Class B championship, and the Cornwall boys followed two hours later with a third-place effort to lead all Section 9 representatives. Warwick’s Behailu Bekele-Arcuri led all local boys with a third-place effort in Class A. Onteora’s Satch Sumner-Waldman finished seventh in the Class C boys race. [...]

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Girls cross country: Cornwall wins state title

The Cornwall High School girls cross country team won the state Class B championship with a 62-68 decision over Section 1 champion John Jay-Cross River. Eighth-grader Karrie Baloga led the way with a third-place finish for the Dragons. It is the 14th state title for a Section 9 girls team, the first since 1994 and [...]

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Section 9 cross country meet – State qualifiers

Boys cross country Section 9 championships (at Bear Mountain, 3 miles) Class A Team: 1. Warwick (War) 54 points, won on sixth-man tie-break; 2. Washingtonville (Wash) 54; 3. F.D. Roosevelt (FDR) 63; 4. Monroe-Woodbury (MW) 67; 5. Minisink Valley (MV) 108; 6. Newburgh Free Academy (NFA) 181; 7. Pine Bush (PB) 186; 8. Kington (K) [...]

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Cross country: Suffern Invitational race assignments

One hundred and thirty-three cross country teams will take to the 3-mile course in the first big invitational race of the season to be held at the Bear Mountain State Park on Saturday. Here are the race assignments for the Suffern Invitational (New York state rankings where applicable): Varsity A boys (9:40 a.m.): Pine Bush; [...]

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XC: Wave Mania lineups (updated)

The annual Wave Mania cross country invitational will be held Saturday in Warwick. Boys Varsity 1 (10:21 a.m.) – Beacon; Briarcliff; Commack; Glen Rock (N.J.); Kingston; Mahwah (N.J.); Miller Place; Minisink Valley; New Paltz; Pope John XXIII (N.J.); Ketcham; Saint Anthony’s; Wallkill Valley (N.J.); Warwick; West Babylon Boys varsity 2 (11:16 a.m.) – Burke Catholic; [...]

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College bound: Where Class of 2018 will be competing at next level

Here’s a list of the Varsity 845 2018 graduates and where they will be attending college this fall. If we are missing anyone, please send us a direct message on Twitter @Varsity845 Football FCS (Division I-AA) Max Heinrich (Goshen) Marist Pete Matthews (Newburgh Free Academy) Robert Morris Nick Wiley (Goshen, Don Bosco Prep) Colgate, walk-on [...]

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Turkey Trot Thursday highlights Running Calendar

Race calendar November Thur. 23 (Thanksgiving day) – Washingtonville Turkey Trot; 3-mile cross country race, Cost: $5 and a non-perishable food item for donation to Country Kids Food Pantry. Registration at 8;15 a.m. Race at 9:01 a.m. December Sat. 2 – Santa Sprint 5K, New Windsor. 3.1 miles. Register: Sun. 3 – Reindeer Ramble [...]

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Cross country: Section 9 meet results

Cross country Section 9 championships (at Bear Mountain, 3 miles) The winning team and the remaining top five finishers per class (designated by an asterisk) advance to next week’s state championships in Wayne. Class A boys Scores and key: 1. Monroe-Woodbury (MW) 57 points; 2. Warwick (War) 59; 3. Minisink Valley (MV) 90; 4. F.D. [...]

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Goshen’s Elston, Port’s Quarshie lead local XC All-State selections

Goshen’s Olivia Elston, who placed second in the state Class B championships in November, and Port Jervis’ Kaylah Quarshie were both named to the All-State Class B first team. Elston will continue her running career at Syracuse University. Visit for the full list of All-State runners. Class A Third team: Jessica Pidgeon, Monroe-Woodbury; Jennie Prial, Warwick. [...]

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Section 9 cross country championship results

It was a gorgeous day for cross-country running at Bear Mountain State Park. It was sunny, mid-50s temperature wise, a little breeze on the stretch runs but much more windy along Hessian Lake. The Section 9 cross country championship results: Boys (at Bear Mountain, 3 miles) Winning team and top five runners (marked by asterisk) [...]

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