The Mathews High School cross country team started the 2015 season on Tuesday afternoon on its home course at Gloucester’s Beaverdam Park, with a win against Washington and Lee, Essex, King William and North-
umberland on both the girls’ and the boys’ sides.
The girls’ team won with a score of 20 points over Washington and Lee (41), King William (forfeit), Northumberland (forfeit), and Essex (forfeit). The boys’ team won with a score of 22 points over Washington and Lee (41), King William (77), Northumberland (forfeit), and Essex (forfeit).
For the girls, Ellie Armistead placed second overall with a time of 22:38. Although Armistead had a phenomenal race, she could not contribute to team points because she is an eighth grader. Following were Rileigh Betz (23:01, third), Reilly Price (23:22, fourth), Emma Hudgins (23:25, fifth), Skylar Lewis (24:14, ninth), and Alyssa Curko (24:29, 10th), who scored points for the team. Finishing up the varsity team was M...
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