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NP’s Kenyon places second

North Pocono’s Caleb Kenyon had District 2’s top individual finish and the Honesdale girls had the best team placement Friday during the Paul Short Run at Lehigh University.

Lehigh hosted two large races each, split into Brown and White divisions, in men’s, women’s, boys and girls.

Some of District 2’s top programs took part in the high school races.

Kenyon finished second in a 287-runner field in the Boys Brown race. He finished the 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) course in 15:23, behind only Hempfield’s Aidan Hodge, who won in 15:16.8.

North Pocono’s Aiden Horne was 32nd.

The Trojans, unbeaten in the Lackawanna League, finished 17th out of 32 teams in a strong field that was led by Hempfield, the Lancaster County school that placed fourth in the state in Class 3A at last year’s Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Championships.

Honesdale was eighth out of 32 teams in the Girls White race with help from Brenna Dahlgren placing 16th out of 296 runners.

Megan Kretschmer was 49th and Kira Fox 61st for the Lady Hornets.

Wallenpaupack was 14th as a team and Holy Cross was 26th.

Kaitlyn Farrell from Holy Cross was 29th, Morgan Anderson from Wallenpaupack was 33rd, Darby Brown from Wallenpaupack was 59th and Abby Thompson from Holy Cross was 95th.

North Pocono was 25th out of 33 teams in the Girls Brown race.

Emily Franklin led the Lady Trojans by placing 39th out of 301.

Forest City did not enter a whole team, but had Katy Korty finish in 87th place.

Morgan Davis from North Pocono was 118th.

Honesdale was 16th, Wallenpaupack 32nd and Holy Cross 35th out of 40 teams in the Boys White race.

Honesdale’s Aidan LaTourette placed 26th in the 339-runner field. Teammate Luke Murray was 53rd.

Wallenpaupack was led by Alec Crouthamel in 100th place.

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