2010-11-19 / Sports

NY Novas Complete Final Cross Country Race

The Novas competed at Van Cortlandt Park. Pic-tured back row – left to right: Jacqueline Saun-ders, Timothy Grimes, Daikichi Washington. Pic-tured front row – left to right: Keeaira Saunders, Faith Horne and Javon Horne. The Novas competed at Van Cortlandt Park. Pic-tured back row – left to right: Jacqueline Saun-ders, Timothy Grimes, Daikichi Washington. Pic-tured front row – left to right: Keeaira Saunders, Faith Horne and Javon Horne. On a beautiful autumn day on Sunday, November 14, the NY Novas Cross Country Team ran the last race of this season at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx. Jacqueline Saunders (age 13), Timothy Grimes (12), Keeaira Saunders (7), Faith Horne (5) and Javon Horne (6) all competed in the 800m race. Jacqueline Saunders made it home in 3:22.93, Keeaira Saunders finished with a time of 3:50.02, Javon Horne recorded a time of 4:28.99 and Faith Horne had 5:09.84.

Grimes placed second in the Midget Boys Division. Javon Horne and Keeaira Saunders made the top 3 in the Sub-Bantam Boys and Girls division. Washington ran in the 3K race and finished third with the time of 12:05.11.

The NY Novas cross country season has ended, and the program is getting ready to enter the indoor track season. The Novas indoor practices already began in the beginning of this month at the Far Rockaway High School indoor track. The Novas meet every Tuesday and Thursday at 6:00 p.m. If anyone is interested in participating in the program, please contact Coach Prince at 917-415-9521.

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