Brunswick’s Kathleen McMahon was the top local finisher at Saturday’s New England cross country championships in Thetford, Vt.
McMahon completed the 5-kilometer course in 20 minutes, 25 seconds to come in 22nd among girls’ finishers. Mt. Ararat’s Emilia McGrath (57th, 21:16.9), Emma Wood (73rd, 21:31.8), Brunswick’s Teresa Murphy (119th, 22:11.8), Mt. Ararat’s Kate Spies (120th, 22:12), Lauren McNett (127th, 22:14.4), Emmie Cox (145th, 22:27.7), Chloe Emerson (203rd, 23:35) and Morgan Martin (246th, 24:59.9) also took part.
The Eagles finished 12th out of 30 scoring teams and were second to Class A champion Cheverus among Maine entries.
On the boys’ side, Mt. Ararat’s Andy Reifman-Packett was 42nd (17:40.5). Nick Parsons placed 163rd (18:59.7). Jake Letourneau finished 189th (19:12.2), Peter Burtt was 194th (19:16.6). Nick Demonstehenes came in 212th (19:30.2). Alex Spies finished 253rd (20:35.5) and Nathan McKenzie placed 255th (20:38.4).
The Eagles were 23rd out of 30 teams and had the third best finish out of teams from Maine.
Brunswick’s Kathleen McMahon was 22nd at last weekend’s New England championships.
Mt. Ararat’s Andy Reifman-Packett had a strong showing at New Englands last weekend in Vermont.