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Cross country: Saratoga dominates Suburban super meet

— Saratoga Springs dominated the first Suburban Council "super meet" Wednesday at Saratoga Spa State Park.

Saratoga's boys and girls teams each finished with 4-0 records at the meet. The Bethlehem and Colonie boys teams also earned 4-0 marks in the head-to-head match-ups, as did the Guilderland girls team.

Saratoga runners swept the top three places in the girls race. Taylor Driscoll led the Blue Streaks with a winning time of 17:23.15. Keelin Hollowood was second with a time of 18:16.69, and Olivia Morrow placed third with a time of 18:17.48. Shaker's Maryanna Lansing was the first non-Saratoga runner across the finish line with a fourth-place time of 18:25.84.

Columbia's Kyle Gronostaj was the top male runner with a time of 15:42.47. Shenendehowa's Dan Janeczko finished second with a time of 15:53.27, and Saratoga's Aidan Tooker placed third with a time of 15:53.95.

All 12 league teams participated in the meet, which was scored in the same way a regular season duel meet is scored. Each team had its results compared to three opponents, and the team with the lower point total won.

Boys

Team records: Bethlehem 4-0, Colonie 4-0, Saratoga 4-0, Shaker 3-1, Ballston Spa 2-2, Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 2-2, Guilderland 2-2, Shenendehowa 2-2, Averill Park 1-3, Columbia 0-4, Mohonasen 0-4, Niskayuna 0-4

Top 10 runners

Kyle Gronostaj (Columbia) 15:42.47, Dan Janeczko (Shen) 15:53.27, Aidan Tooker (Saratoga) 15:53.95, Jon Holmes (Colonie) 16:00.64, Joe Verro (Saratoga) 16:01.56, Max Morgan (Shaker) 16:02.49, Andrew Tario (Averill Park) 16:05.42, Travis Briggs (Saratoga) 16:05.76, J. Gavin Gaynor (Saratoga) 16:07.78, Jake Johnson (Colonie) 16:08.11

Girls

Team records: Guilderland 4-0, Saratoga 4-0, Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 3-1, Colonie 3-1, Shaker 3-1, Bethlehem 2-2, Shenendehowa 2-2, Averill Park 1-3, Ballston Spa 1-3, Niskayuna 1-3, Columbia 0-4, Mohonasen 0-4

Top 10 runners

Taylor Driscoll (Saratoga) 17:23.15, Keelin Hollowood (Saratoga) 18:16.69, Olivia Morrow (Saratoga) 18:17.48, Maryanna Lansing (Shaker) 18:25.84, Felicia Sciortino (Niskayuna) 18:26.48, Jordan Casey (BH-BL) 18:29.46, Emily Burns (Guilderland) 18:29.64, Sarah Morin (Saratoga) 18:41.44, Bellame Bower (Colonie) 18:43.49, Meagan Roecker (BH-BL) 18:44.91

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