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Olympians split in xc

Published October 13. 2011 05:01PM

The Jim Thorpe cross country teams split a tri-meet on Wednesday.


Pine Grove-Pottsville-JT

Jim Thorpe picked up wins over Pine Grove, but fell to Pottsville in its Schuylkill League meet.

Two Pottsville runners set course-records on the day. Paige Stoner set the girls' record with a 19:43, while Jake Plachko finished with a time of 17:54 on the boys' side.

John Condly was the highest finisher for Jim Thorpe. He placed fourth in the boys' race. Fellow Olympian Caitlin Liscinski placed sixth on the girls' side.


Jim Thorpe 16, Pine Grove 46

Pottsville 15, Jim Thorpe 44

1. Paige Stoner (P) 19:43, 2. Grace Kasey (P) 21:31, 3. Haley Burnhauser (P) 22:19, 4. Brielle Nagle (P), 5. Shamyra Watkins (P), 6. Caitlin Liscinski (JT), 7. Erin Bucci (JT), 8. Gabrielle Direnzo (P), 9. Kala Susko (JT), 10. Courtney Capper (JT).


Jim Thorpe 22, Pine Grove 39

Pottsville 21, Jim Thorpe 36

1. Jake Plachko (P) 17:54, 2. Kyler Burke (PG) 18:55, 3. Eric Scanlan (P) 19:06, 4. John Condly (JT), 5. Ed Hassler (P), 6. Christian Fields (JT), 7. Dominic Direnzo (P), 8. Jacob Saxon (JT), 9. Will Hassler (P), 10. Shey Janes (P).


Williams Vy.-Weatherly

Williams Valley handed the Wreckers back-to-back losses in Schuylkill League doubleheader soccer action. The Vikings posted victories of 8-1 and 7-1

T.J. Leiter had a total of seven goals in the two games for the Vikings, with four of them being unassisted.

Charlie Wallish was the lone scorer for Weatherly on the afternoon, getting a goal in each contest.

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