NYC All-League Team:
Samarah Bermudez ’22, Zara McPartland ’22, Gabriela Maldonado ’22
CROSS COUNTRY—The team participated in their first meet of the season at the Ocean Breeze Running Complex in Staten Island. The Freshwomen were led by Leni Montesdeoca, Anne Kearney and Daniela Munoz for the 3,000 meter cross country course, each finished within the top five of the Freshwomen race. Varsity followed with the 2.5 mile course led by Samarah Bermudez who had a top ten finish and Gabriela Maldonado and Emma Tzimorotas.
The Freshwomen Cross Country Team participated in the Brooklyn/Queens Championship Meet held at Van Cortlandt Park. Leni Montesdeoca took 4th place overall. Anne Kearney and Daniela Munoz placed within the top ten. The Hilltoppers finished in 3rd Place as a team.
The Varsity Team also competed at Van Cortlandt Park. JR Samarah Bermudez finished in 7th Place overall and Gabriela Maldonado in 10th Place. SRs Emma Tzimorotas and Nicole Contreras and JR Emilia Corrigan helped TMLA finish in 3rd Place overall, followed by Annie Kearney who placed 5th. Ava Zino, Ava Ruebenacker, and Emma Ruebenacker rounded out the scoring, each running personal records. Kameryn Drakes, Alexandra Opre, and Katherine Tsouratakis each had great races, running personal bests as well.
The Freshwomen Cross Country Team ran in an exciting last race of the season, placing 3rd at the Freshwomen City Championship on November 7. The team was led by Leni Montesdeoca who placed 1st overall in her heat. Daniela Munoz placed 3rd overall, followed by Annie Kearney 5th.
The Varsity Cross Country Team competed in the Clipper Classic, also on November 7. The Hilltoppers placed 2nd out of 4 teams. JR Gabriela Maldonado led the way with a 6th place finish overall, while running her personal record for the season. SR Emma Tzimorotas placed 9th, while JR Emilia Corrigan ran her personal record with a strong finish. SRs Sariah Grant and Nicole Contreras rounded out the scoring for the Varsity Hilltoppers. SM Jade Rubbo competed in the sophomore race, finishing her Cross Country season with a personal record.
The Varsity Team will compete on November 14 in the Varsity and JV City Championships at Van Cortlandt Park. Congratulations to all our runners and their coaches, Ms. Mary Gallagher and Ms. Eboni Birch.