The St. Francis de Sales Bantam Girls team of Bridget Shaughnessy, Olivia Murray, Julia Caputo, Paige McDade, Emily Richter, and Lizzie Paparelli await the start of their half-mile race.
It was a great turnout for the St. Francis de Sales runners at the first CYO cross-country meet on September 26 with the Developmental Half-Mile races at Alley Pond Park.
Seventy-seven boys and girls ranging in age from 6 to 13 years old ran a series of half-mile races. Medals were awarded to the top 25 runners in each race and 29 SFDS runners won medals. The season continues with the John Bennett Classic on Sunday, October 17, the Sectional Championships on Sunday, October 24 and the Diocesan Championships on Sunday, October 31.
The Bantam Boys team - Joseph Allesandro, Terence McFadden, Patrick Connelly, Matthew McDade, Terence Moriarty, Dylan Abernethy, Jack McDade, James McManus, Griffin Brackley, Aidan Donahue and Daniel Paparelli.