Cross Country

Winchester Thurston’s Patrick Malone wins the boys A WPIAL XC Championship Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 at White Oak Park.
Shenango senior captures second WPIAL Class A cross country crown
October 28, 2020
Shenango senior Carmen Medvit captured her second WPIAL Class A cross country championship Wednesday by breezing to a victory at White Oak Park.

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Shenango’s Carmen Medvit wins the WPIAL Class A girls cross country championship Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 at White Oak Park.
GCC’s Corinn Brewer, Riverview’s Mason Ochs take second at WPIAL Class A cross country meet
Corinn Brewer knew early. Wednesday wasn’t going to be her day.

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Runners participate in the WPIAL Class AA cross country championships at White Oak Park on Oct. 28, 2020.
WPIAL moves Class AAA cross country to Friday
The WPIAL announced that Thursday’s WPIAL Class AAA Cross Country Championship has been moved to Friday because of a possibility of heavy rain.

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Knoch’s Mike Formica crosses the finish line to win the WPIAL Class AA cross country title Wednesday at White Oak Park.
Knoch’s Formica wins WPIAL Class AA cross country title; GS boys victorious
Mike Formica celebrated his 18th birthday in style.

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Brownsville Area’s Jolena Quarzo, pursued by Montour’s Hope Trimmer, competes in the WPIAL cross country championships at White Oak Park on Oct. 28, 2020.
Brownsville runner keeps WPIAL Class 2A cross country gold in family
As a freshman last year, Brownsville’s Jolena Quarzo earned a silver medal at the WPIAL Class AA cross country championships at Cal U (Pa.) as older sister Gionna dominated the field to claim gold.

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Belle Vernon’s Grace Henderson wins the girls AA Tri-State Coaches Association cross country championships Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 at White Oak Park.
WPIAL cross country championships to feature numerous changes
October 27, 2020
One thing is for certain this fall in high school sports: Things are a lot different because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Members of the Fox Chapel boys and girls cross country teams break out from the start of their time trial at the Gingerbread Man Kiski Cavalier Invitational on Sept. 18, 2020, at Northmoreland Park in Allegheny Township.
Fox Chapel boys cross country putting team mentality to use after winning section
October 25, 2020
When the 2020 track season got canceled because of coronavirus, the Fox Chapel boys cross country team put all its effort toward the fall sports season.

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Quaker Valley cross country builds strong program with youth, experience
First-year Quaker Valley Cross Country coach Ryan Kelly had the opportunity to see his runners make improvements from afar in recent years.

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Butler’s CJ Singleton crosses the finish line in the Tri-State Coaches Association Cross Country Championships on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at White Oak Park.
North Allegheny takes team titles at Tri-State cross country meet
October 22, 2020
With the WPIAL Cross Country Championships less than a week away, the Tri-State Track Coaches Association annual meet serves a test run for some of the top athletes in each classification.

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Belle Vernon’s Grace Henderson wins the girls Class AA Tri-State Coaches Association cross country championships Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, at White Oak Park.
Belle Vernon’s Grace Henderson wins Tri-State Track Coaches Association Class AA title
October 21, 2020
Belle Vernon senior Grace Henderson keeps herself busy on the playing field and in the classroom.

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Kiski Area’s Eliza Miller leads Greensburg Central Corinn Brewer during the Westmoreland County XC meet Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020 at Westmoreland County Community College.
Kiski Area freshman Eliza Miller running with the elite
October 18, 2020
Eliza Miller ran a time of 19 minutes, 24.1 seconds to place first in the girls varsity race at the season-opening Kiski Cavalier Invitational cross country meet Sept. 18 at Northmoreland Park.

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Shaler’s Ryan Paris notched a personal best time this year at the Bald Eagle Invitational at White Oak Park.
Shaler cross country looking forward to new venue for WPIAL meet
Shaler cross country coach Justin Eskra believes the WPIAL may have stumbled upon one positive during the uncertainty of the covid-19 pandemic.

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Pine-Richland’s Meredith Price competes during a meet last season.
Pine-Richland’s Meredith Price builds lasting legacy with cross country program
October 17, 2020
Meredith Price will focus on every hard workout, sprint and time trial it has taken to get to the WPIAL championship race to motivate herself to finish strong.

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Greensburg Central Catholic’s Corinn Brewer wins the girls Westmoreland County cross country meet Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020 at Westmoreland County Community College.
GCC’s Corinn Brewer, Norwin’s Alex Jubert win county cross country titles
October 15, 2020
It was a battle between a wily veteran and an up-and-coming freshman at the Westmoreland County Cross Country meet Thursday.

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The Hempfield girls cross country team finished fourth at the Bald Eagle Invitational on Oct. 3 at White Oak Park. From left are Hempfield’s Lily Schmadel (ninth), Cydney Blahovec (14th) and Kendra Winkleblech (16th).
Hempfield girls claim 3rd cross country section title, hope to run in postseason meets
October 12, 2020
Hempfield girls cross country coach Jeff Mayo was surprised to learn the Spartans had won only two section titles before the 2020 season.

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Redeemer Lutheran’s Charis Carroll competes at the Bald Eagle Invitational on Oct. 3, 2020, at White Oak Park.
Redeemer Lutheran cross country teams making a name for themselves
October 11, 2020
Redeemer Lutheran might not be a household name when it comes to cross country, but they are no longer just showing up for cross country meets. They are showing up to win now.

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Gateway junior Kiyara Sawyers compets at the Division I, Section 4 cross country championship meet Oct. 7, 2020, at Northmoreland Park.
Gateway runners turn focus to postseason invitational success
The Gateway boys and girls cross country teams are in the stretch run to the WPIAL championships in two weeks, and the Gators hope to take advantage of both practices and competition to sharpen their focus.

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Carlynton’s Desmond Corrado is making a successful return from hip surgery this season.
Carlynton cross country runner on comeback trail after hip surgery
Upon the conclusion of his sophomore school year at Carlynton in June 2019, Desmond Corrado was planning to spend the summer running and preparing to be one of the top distance runners in the district.

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Plum freshman Amelia Faust runs at the Division I, Section 4 cross country championships Oct. 7, 2020, at Northmoreland Park.
Plum runners look to finish season strong at postseason invitationals
October 10, 2020
Livia Paoletti understands she doesn’t have many high school cross country races left.

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North Allegheny senior Keeley Misutka, who finished fifth in the state last fall, leads the girls team. The Tigers are the defending WPIAL and PIAA team champions.
After strong section season, North Allegheny runners prepare for championship meets
When North Allegheny’s runners walked to the starting line wearing masks for their early-September scrimmage, coach John Neff wasn’t sure what to expect from cross country season under covid-19 conditions.

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