Section II's individual representatives also fared well in the Class AA boys race. Saratoga's Demetri Goutos was seventh in a time of 16:26.83, while Shaker's Craig Weiss placed 28th in a time of 16:59.71. Saratoga's Sam Place (41st, 17:17.00) also finished in the top half of the 105-runner field.
Saratoga's girls team placed second to defending state champion Fayetteville-Manlius in the Class AA race. F-M won with a score of 22 points, while Saratoga finished with 48 points.
Cassie Goutos led the Blue Streaks with a fifth-place finish in a time of 19:09.06, less than two seconds behind Shen's Lizzie Predmore, who was the top Section II runner with a fourth-place time of 19:07.71.
Brianne Bellon followed in 14th place for Saratoga with a time of 19:23.58. Then, there was a group of three Blue Streaks Keelin Hollowood (16th, 19:29.50), Amanda Borroughs (17th, 19:35.83) and Sydney King (18th, 19:39.57).
Shen's Cara Janeczko (20th, 19:43.47), Jordan Westcott (21st, 19:43.92) and Alex Burtnick (45th, 20:32.49) all placed in the top 50 of the Class AA race.
BH-BL, Shen and Saratoga will be among the teams competing at Saturday's New York State Federation Cross Country Championships at Bowdoin State Park in Wappinger Falls."