Lansing boys XC repeated as IAC Champions, outscoring runner-up Spencer-Van Etten by 20 points. First-year Trent Thibault is the 2022 individual IAC champion, winning in a time of 17:49.3 (he now holds both the 5th and 6th best times run by a Lansing harrier on the challenging Marathon course). Close behind him was senior Tom Stallone, finishing in 3rd with a time of 18:06.5 (which is the 10th best time run on this course in program history). Aidan Hathorn, Lucius Dann, and Everett Lynch closed out the top five for the Bobcats with seniors Parker Vooris and Thomas "Weels" Wells running to personal bests as the 6th and 7th runners.
Despite sitting out two runners, the Lansing girls are the IAC runners-up, 13 points behind Spencer-Van Etten. Senior Kinsley Jacobs and sophomore Kathleen Sullivan led the Bobcats in 5th and 7th place, respectively. Abigail Brown, Loveta Geesey, Vanessa Bell, and Abigail Silva represented LXC with strong performances to beat out three other complete teams.
Trent Thibault, 1st place, First Team Boys All-Star
Tom Stallone, 3rd place, First Team Boys All-Star
Kinsley Jacobs, 5th place, First Team Girls All-Star
Aidan Hathorn, 7th place, 1st Team Boys All-Star
Kathleen Sullivan, 7th place, 1st Team Girls All-Star
Lucius Dann, 13th place, Second Team Boys All-Star
Abigail Brown, Brad Sanford Award
LXC, Class of 2023
LXC's seniors were celebrated after the Marathon Invitational. Congratulations and best wishes for the future to LXC's class of 2023:
Thomas "Weels" Wells
Photos from Karin Silva: https://photos.app.goo.gl/Z2ZHPBbj3vHjAsRi7
Lansing's Evelyn Jackson '27 won her second consecutive Marathon Invitational small school modified invitational title on a perfect autumn Saturday. She led the modified girls team to a third place team finish with teammate Amelia Lynch '28 also earning top ten honors.
LXC varsity boys ran to a 5th place finish in the seeded race led by Trent Thibault '26 who placed 12th in 17:51.9, the fastest time run by a Lansing freshman on the Marathon course (and the fifth fastest in LXC history). Teammate Tom Stallone '23 also broke into the top twenty with his 18th place in 18:15.8.
The Lansing girls finished 8th in the seeded race led by Kinsley Jacobs '23 and Kathleen Sullivan '27 who placed 19th and 21st, respectively.
Complete results here.
Photos by Karin Silva: https://photos.app.goo.gl/zatnu2kBg84hACVn8
LXC top performances on the Marathon course can be found here. The Bobcats will return to Appleby Elementary for the IAC Championships on October 28th.
Photo Drop: IAC Divisionals @Groton
📷 Karin Silva: https://photos.app.goo.gl/CUsEu7khwsXcDepP9
Photo Drop: McQuaid
📷 Karin Silva: https://photos.app.goo.gl/NDAnQ4WrPi52Aego8
Rewind: Photos from TBurg
Photos from TBurg on 9/27/2022, thanks to Karin Silva:
Mod @ Newark Valley Invitational
Modified LXC competed at the 2022 Newark Valley Invitational in perfect autumn weather today. Complete results here. Check out LXC's top all-time performances on this course:
LXC in the News
Repeat IAC Division II Champions
The boys and girls varsity LXC teams repeated as IAC Division II Champions at Stonehedges Golf Course in Groton (2.94 mile course). Full results are available here.
First Team Division II All-Stars:
Evelyn Jackson '27 improved her own record set previously this season, completing the modified 1.5 mile course in 9:52.0 for a new school record and IAC Division II modified runner-up honors. Teammate Amelia Lynch '28 also broke into the top ten while the modified boys were led by Ray Reeve '27 who finished 7th in the mod boys race.
For the record books:
Evelyn Jackson '27 started off a morning of McQuaid racing with a new all-time best for a Lansing modified female runner (1.56 mile course), crossing the finish line in 3rd place with a time of 10:06.6.
Final race of the day for Lansing saw the varsity boys taking on the 3.0 mile varsity course led by Trent Thibault '26 and Tom Stallone '23 who each earned spots in the LXC record books. Trent's 16th place finish with a time of 16:20.7 is the best performance by a Lansing freshman runner at this invitational and 6th best all-time. Tom's 26th place finish (16:48.3) marks the 10th best all-time performance at this meet by a Lansing runner.
Full results here.