BH-BL sweeps team titles at Guilderland Invitational

Voorheesville placed three runners in the top 10 to win the girls team championship with 51 points. Albany Academy was second with 92 points, and Cohoes finished third with 116 points. Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk placed 10th with 215 points.

Michelyn Little led the Blackbirds with a fourth-place performance in a time of 21:08.4. Sawyer Cresap wasn't far behind Little, as she finished fifth with a time of 21:24.0. Jolie Siegel placed sixth with a time of 21:41.5.

Casey Morrison (16th place, 23:14.9) and Carla Planz (22nd, 23:43.7) rounded out Voorheesville's top five.

Alaina Kruger led R-C-S with a 25th-place finish in a time of 23:56.7.

The boys team race at the Blackbird Invitational was much closer, as third and sixth place had to be decided by tiebreakers. Mayfield won the team title with 67 points, four points ahead of runner-up Fonda-Fultonville. Lansingburgh edged Berlin for third place when the Knights' sixth runner came in ahead of the Mountaineers' sixth man, while Voorheesville gained the tiebreaker over R-C-S by the same means for sixth place.

R-C-S's Mike Morrow was the top local runner in the Blackbird Invitational, as he placed fifth with a time of 17:59.6. Voorheesville's Joe Becker was seventh with a time of 18:18.1.

At the Springstead Invitational, Bethlehem's Chris Collier landed in the top 10 to help the Eagles take seventh place in the boys team standings. Collier finished eighth with a time of 16:08.30.

Shaker won the boys team title at its own invitational with 39 points, 15 points ahead of Queensbury. Bethlehem finished with 164 points.

Queensbury won the Springstead Invitational girls team title with 42 points. Niskayuna was second with 74 points, and Shenendehowa placed third with 83 points. Bethlehem finished ninth with 228 points."

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