Cross Country Teams Successful in Prague

by Sabina Soltysik

On the 9th of November the ASW middle and high school girls and boys cross country teams travelled to Prague, Czech Republic to participate in the CEESA tournament. The Middle School boys finished in 3rd place, Middle School girls finished in 2nd place, High School boys finished in 2nd place, and High School girls finished in 4th place.

The team on the road. Photo by Mr. Moon.

On Friday, 10th of November, Middle School boys and girls ran a 3.5km race where a member of the boys team finished in 3rd place and two ASW middle school girls came in 2nd and 3rd place.The MS girls team was able to stay within 15 places of the race.

High School boys and girls, meanwhile, ran a 5km race in which Luca Miele finished in second place.

On the second day, Middle School boys and girls ran a 2.5km race. An ASW middle school girl member of the team finished in 2nd place. High School boys and girls ran a 3.5km race where again Luca Miele finished in second place.

Coaches Ms Drummond, Mr Moon, Ms Kisler, and Mr Gasprsich travelled with the teams for the two-day trip to Prague.

Mr Moon said that “the meet was very competitive, but I think everyone competed really hard. Im proud of the way everyone competed in particular with the boys. The boys finished in 2nd place which they haven’t done in a couple of years.”

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