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Girls Varsity Cross Country · Girls Take 2nd at First CHSL Jamboree

Girls-Cross-Country.jpgThe Allen Park Cabrini girls finished second on Tuesday afternoon at the season’s first Catholic League Jamboree, which was held at Young Patroits Park in Riverview.

The Monarchs finished with 63 points, behind only Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett (39)

Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes (95) finished fifth, followed by Clarkston Everest Collegiate (141) and West Bloomfield Frankel Jewish Academy (156).

The Monarchs were led by Sydney DeBlander, who finished sixth with a time of 22 minutes and 42.9 seconds. Leading Richard was Mary Sirois (23:23.9) in ninth place.

There were a total of 91 runners on the girls’ side on Tuesday, with Olivia Hankey (20:49.3) of Lakes in first, Sacred Heart’s Avery McNally (21:10.9) in second and Liggett’s Annelies Ondersma (21:20.1) in third. Royal Oak Shrine had only three runners, but two finished 4-5 thanks to Ellie Kendell (21:32.6) and Carolyn Luddy (21:41.4).

Cabrini had two more runners within the top 15, thanks to Angelina Yglesias (23:57, 11th) and Mikayla Trumbla (24:13.2, 14th) and one more within the top 25 with Erin O’Neil (24:54.2, 22nd).

Also at or near the top half of the field for the Monarchs was Alana Maffessoli (26:00.8, 32nd) and teammate Meghan Carr (27:20.2, 46th).

Cabrini will stay local and head to Willow Metropark for the Huron Invitational on Saturday.