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Sunday, October 21, 2018
PRESS PHOTO BY MIKE HAINESEmmaus’ Abby Dalton was the first girl finisher to cross the finish line in last week’s race at Whitehall. PRESS PHOTO BY MIKE HAINESEmmaus’ Abby Dalton was the first girl finisher to cross the finish line in last week’s race at Whitehall.
PRESS PHOTO BY MIKE HAINESJake Brown was the first Emmaus finisher to cross the line in the boys’ race last Wednesday at Whitehall. PRESS PHOTO BY MIKE HAINESJake Brown was the first Emmaus finisher to cross the line in the boys’ race last Wednesday at Whitehall.

Dalton takes first at Whitehall XC meet

Thursday, September 28, 2017 by The Press in Sports

The Emmaus boys and girls cross country teams had a solid showing last week in EPC competition.

The girls (5-1) won all three of its races last Wednesday against Pleasant Valley (15-50), Pocono Mountain East (15-48) and Pocono Mountain West (15-50). The boys (3-3) picked up convincing victories over Pocono Mountain East (17-45) and Pocono Mountain West (15-50), while coming up short against Pleasant Valley (27-30).

Abigail Dalton finished first in a time of 21:06 at Whitehall’s home course, over a minute faster than the next finisher, which happened to be her teammate Keira Reinhard (22:18). Amanda Lavana (4th, 22:36), Clara Kennedy (5th, 23:32), Marlo Guastella (10th, 24:15) and Marley Wait (15th, 25:19) rounded out the top 15 finishers.

Jake Brown was the second boy to cross the finish line, clocking a time of 18:28. His teammates--Mason Brown (5th, 18:58) and Charlie Norelli (6th, 19:05)--followed closely behind. Keshav Shankari (10th, 19:23), Mark Magee (11th, 19:28), Tristan Schmidt (12th, 19:32) and Ian Cox (14th, 19:48) all placed in the top 15.