Tuesday, August 20, 2019
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SCC Shines at New England Cross Country Championships


Xavier finished third at the New England Championships (Matt Conyers photo)

The SCC fared well at the 84th New England Cross Country Championships, held at a muddy and blustery Derryfield Park in Manchester, NH on Saturday, Nov. 10.

SCC, Class LL and State Open champion Xavier ran a great race, finishing third (out of 30 teams) in the final team rankings (111) behind two schools from Rhode Island, champion LaSalle Academy (49) and runner-up Bishop Henricken (80).

Leading the way for Xavier were junior Robbie Cozean (16:14) and senior Dillon Selfors (16:15), who finished 11th and 12th, respectively, on the 3.1 mile course.   258 runners competed in the race.

Senior Connor Visnic (Amity Regional) finished 23rd (16:31) to earn All-New England honors along with Cozean and Selfors.

Xavier senior Peter Schulton finished 26th (16:33) while classmate Will Curran finished 39th (16:46).   Wilbur Cross senior Travis Martin finished 43rd (16:47), while 2018 SCC champion Robert Dillon (Shelton) placed 45th (16:48).   Xavier freshman Eamon Burke finished 68th (17:04), while Cheshire junior Brendan Mellitt was 83rd (17:13).

In the girls race, 2018 SCC champion (and Class L runner-up) Meredith Bloss, a senior from Guilford, finished 33rd (out of 261 runners) with a time of 19:44.

Boys Final Results

Girls Final Results