There were beautiful conditions and fast racing at the Section IV Class C Championships at Chenango Valley State Park.
The Lansing boys placed 3rd in a hotly contested race, led by Trent Thibault '26 who placed 2nd and is an individual state meet qualifier. Aidan Hathorn '24 earned top ten honors with his 9th place finish. Also scoring for the Bobcats were Lucius Dann '24, Tom Stallone '23, and Everett Lynch '26 (15th, 16th, and 17th, respectively) with Thomas Wells '23 and Sebastien Wolf '24 in 27th and 28th place as the sixth and seventh runners for the team. Caden Sitts '24, Parker Vooris '23, and Scott Coonrod '24 also represented LXC as they took on the CVSP course.
The Lansing girls placed 4th at these sectional championships, led by Kinsley Jacobs '23 who placed 5th and is an individual state meet qualifier. Kathleen Sullivan '25 earned top ten honors with her 10th place finish. Also scoring for the Bobcats were Kelly Miller '25, Kendyll Hathorn '26, and Loveta Geesey '23 (26th, 36th, and 42nd, respectively). Abigail Brown '24 (44th place), Vanessa Bell '24 (48th place) were the sixth and seventh runners for the team with Abigail Silva '24 representing LXC as its 8th runner in these championships.
Complete results here. Good luck to Trent and Kinsley next week at Vernon-Verona-Sherill at the 2022 NYSPHSAA Championships!
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'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.
📷 Karin Silva: https://photos.app.goo.gl/CUsEu7khwsXcDepP9
📷 Karin Silva: https://photos.app.goo.gl/NDAnQ4WrPi52Aego8
Photos from TBurg on 9/27/2022, thanks to Karin Silva:
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:
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.