September 27th vs. AGCS and CCA
Colora, Maryland — The West Nottingham Academy Cross Country teams competed with Calvary Christian School, and Avon Grove School. The girls had the best overall team performance in the last two years. The girls scored 21 points tied with Avon Grove School (AGS) and the boys lost with 22 – 36 with AGS. Calvary Christian Academy improved a lot from the race last week. It was perfect weather to get the best out of our runners.
The star of the race was Laurine. She had the fastest WNA girls race in the last two years. Laurine ran a 25:03 coming in second place out of 10 runners. Adele had slightly over a 5-minute improvement from last race coming in 4th place. Many of the girls stepped up and it took a team effort to finish with a tie.
Sho led the boys with a 22:20 for the fastest WNA time, Michael finished 22:26 with his second consecutive top-five finish. Jonah had a tremendous improvement from last race with a 10-minute improvement clocking in at 23:57. Co-captain Jastin ran his personal best this race with a solid 22:40. Our bucolic home course gave many of our runners the perfect opportunity to hit PR’s.
West Nottingham Academy is scheduled to return to league action on October 2 at Avon Grove and CCA.
September 29th vs. Tri State Christian and CCA
Colora, Maryland — West Nottingham Academy (Maryland) freshman Michael Holmes (23:01) has a memorable high school debut for WNA, he came in first place, followed by teammates Chase Pugh (23:09), and Co-Captain Sho Brownstein (23:33) finished third place. The teamwork they displayed will be important as the season progresses.
In a meet mainly made up of smaller teams in the league, Co-captain Jastin Molina placed 4th out of 17 competitors. His fast finish encapsulated his morning all school message of the importance of setting your season benchmarks.
West Nottingham Academy is scheduled to return to league action on September 27 at home against Avon Grove and CCA.