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Danilovitz, Novelli, Flynn, Jones finish in PIAA Foundation top 10

Riverside’s Lacey Danilovitz, Wyoming Seminary’s Jack Novelli, Mountain View’s Carissa Flynn and Elk Lake’s Kendall Jones all posted top-10 finishes in large fields filled with potential state medal contenders Saturday during the PIAA Foundation Meet at the Hershey Parkview Cross Country Course.

The course is also the site of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Championships in November.

The Mountain View girls also had a top 10 finish as a team.

Danilovitz completed the 3.1-mile course in 19:23 to place third out of 233 runners.

Novelli was fifth and Jones eighth out of 235 Class A boys runners. Jones led Elk Lake to 11th out of 32 teams, the best finish by a District 2 boys team.

Class A girls

The highest District 2 girls team finish was turned in by Mountain View placing ninth out of 19 in Class A girls.

Carissa Flynn led the way by finishing seventh out of 171.

Freshman Corinne Flynn was 29th. Genevieve Larkin was 73rd.

Julie Walsh placed 19th for Holy Cross, which finished 18th as a team.

Elk Lake’s Sydney Upright finished 46th.

Class A boys

Elk Lake was 11th, Holy Cross 14th and Wyoming Seminary 22nd out of 32 teams.

Novelli was fifth in 17:10.

Jones and Dylan Way led Elk Lake. Way was 44th.

Holy Cross was led by Teddy Novak in 47th.

Class 2A girls

Holy Redeemer placed 11th out of 29 teams while Lake-Lehman was 21st and Mid Valley 28th.

Lake-Lehman’s Hannah Sayre and Alana Palmaioli were 24th and 31st while Holy Redeemer’s Emily Lehman was 35th.

Class 2A boys

Holy Redeemer led the District 2 team entries by placing 18th in the 39-team race.

Lake-Lehman was 22nd, Berwick 25th and Riverside 30th out of 39 teams.

Riverside’s Daniel Danilovitz was 31st out of 288 runners. Dunmore’s Tommy Clark placed 34th while Mid Valley’s Gabe Pacyna was 39th and Lake-Lehman’s Nick Hockenbury was 42nd.

Class 3A girls

Anna Pucilowski’s time of 19:37 for Abington Heights was the fastest by a freshman in any of the three girls races.

Pucilowski finished 16th out of 244 runners to lead Abington Heights to 13th out of 36 teams.

Class 3A boys

Abington Heights was 20th out of 34 Class 3A teams.

Sean Rooney was 61s8t out of 233 runners in the race to lead the Comets.

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