The Kimball Union Academy Cross Country team finished up their season as they hosted Brewster Academy this past Saturday.
The KUA boys cross country team swept the top 5. The placing is as follows: Ben Conway (1st 21:39), Gabe Laszewski (2nd 21:04), Owen McBride (3rd 24:14), Brad Ji (4th 24:30), and Declan Clarke (5th 24:53). Senior Declan Clark finished his High School cross country career with an almost 4-minute personal record for the KUA cross country course.
The KUA girls had another strong meet. Lizie Connors led the way for the girls with her first-place finish. Addie Kopacz came in 2nd place (28:34), and Kate Gao came in 3rd place( 31:11). The girls had a strong season, winning four out of the six meets in which KUA competed. Lizie Connors had a wonderful debut season for KUA, also winning four out of the six cross country meets.
KUA cross country ran at St. Paul's school. The flat and fast course brought the team several all-time personal bests. Ben Conway (10th, 19:39), Gabe Laszewski (12th, 20:00), Brad Ji (19th, 23:38), and Declan Clarke (20th, 24:04) all scored for the boys team. Lizzie Connors(6th, 23:27), Addie Kopacz (9th, 26:15), and Kate Gao (20th, 27:55) all scored for the girls team.
Kimball Union Academy hosted Proctor for their second home meet of the season. Both the boys and girls teams won the meet.
Ben Conway led the boys team with his 2nd place finish and course PR (21:26). Owen McBride (21:37) and Gabe Laszewski ( 21:49) placed 3rd and 4th, securing a solid lead pack for KUA. Brad Ji (25:39) came in 8th place with a new course PR.
The girls team swept the top three and secured their third win of the season. Lizie Connors(26:22) led the team with her 1st place finish. Addie Kopacz placed 2nd with a new course PR (28:07), and Kate Gao (32:42) came in 3rd place.