Greenwich High fares well at Trumbull X-C Meet
By Paul Silverfarb
The Greenwich High School boy’s and girl’s cross-country teams had some strong performances during Tuesday afternoon’s meet at Trumbull High School.
As a team, the GHS girl’s beat Norwalk 15-50 and finished off Trumbull High School 20-36. The boy’s squad lost a thriller to Norwalk 29-28 and were beaten by Trumbull 50-15.
Nobody had a better day than junior Emily Philippides, as the GHS standout crossed the finish line first overall with a time of 18:29.27. Right on her heels was Trumbull’s Katelynn Romanchick, as senior, as she took home second overall and a time of 18:29.60.
From there it was all Big Red, as Greenwich took four of the next five slots.
Junior Hetty McMillan took home a bronze medal and a time of 18:35.53, while freshman Zoe Harris was fourth with a time of 19:33.10. Rounding out the top five was junior Genevieve DeWinter, who posted a time of 19:38.38.
After Trumbull took sixth overall, it was senior Kristen Lodato that grabbed the seventh spot for GHS, posting a time of 20:11.18.
Another top 10 finish for the Lady Cardinals was sophomore Verna Yin, who ended the day 10th overall with a posted time of 20:20.92.
For the boy’s team, senior Bastian Dequeker took home the top runner for GHS, posting a time of 17:35.53 that was good enough for 16th overall. A few spots away was teammate Alexander Kosyakov, as the sophomore crossed the finish line 21st overall with a time of 18:02.77.
Not to be outdone was junior Gerogios Karakadas, as he ended the day 22nd overall and second on the team with a time of 18:02.97.