Newburyport Clippers Girls Cross Country '11

Pentucket's Morse 37th at Division 2 States

BOSTON — Running in the Division 2 All-State meet, Rebecca Morse felt the effects of a week-long illness and slipped to 37th place. Morse was with the leaders for the first mile but didn’t have the strength to keep up the pace, finishing with a time of 20:01.23. Dennis-Yarmouth junior Jordan O’Dea was the individual champ in Division 2, taking the lead from the start and gradually extending it, finishing in 18:34.89. Bishop Feehan captured the team title with 63 points, 16 fewer than runner-up Hamilton-Wenham. Pentucket finished 11th in the 19-team field. Impressive freshman Kelsi McNamara complemented Morse by coming in 50th in 20:27.

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Girls Cross Country, 11/20/11 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Sachems start strong

Pentucket got some pleasant surprises in its first cross country meet, sweeping past Newburyport and Georgetown. Freshman Kelsi McNamara opened some eyes by finishing fifth overall in her first-ever race. "She ran an incredible race, especially with just a couple of weeks experience," said Sachems coach Todd Ruland, who also praised Katie Coulter for her 11th place finish. "She really stepped up and ran amazing."

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Girls Cross Country, 09/07/11 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars