Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Area harriers race recently at Whitehall

Thursday, October 10, 2019 by Katie McDonald kmcdonald@tnonline.com in Sports

Bethlehem Catholic, Freedom, and Liberty’s cross country teams competed against Whitehall, Emmaus, and Allentown Central Catholic last Tuesday at Whitehall.

In boys’ team results, Becahi lost to Whitehall, 25-34, Emmaus, 15-49, and Central, 20-41. Freedom defeated Whitehall, 29-27, Central, 23-33, and lost to Emmaus, 22-37. Liberty defeated Whitehall, 18-45, Central, 23-32, and lost to Emmaus, 20-43.

Liberty’s Cole Frank took first place in the boys’ race with a time of 18:13. Freedom’s Alex Hume was third with a time of 18:25, and teammate Alex Heidemann placed fifth with a time of 18:32.

Also from Freedom, Eric Mann finished in ninth place in 19:06. Becahi’s Matt Millen placed 11th in 19:09. Liberty’s Casey Frank was 14th in 19:20.

In girls’ team results, Becahi defeated Whitehall, 26-29, and lost to Emmaus, 19-44, and Central, 19-40. Freedom defeated Whitehall, 28-29, Central, 26-30, and lost to Emmaus, 20-43. Liberty defeated Whitehall, 16-47, Central, 16-47, and lost to Emmaus, 23-34.

Liberty’s Emily Jobes won the girls’ race in 21:29, and Freedom’s Lauren Charboneau was right behind in 21:33. Becahi’s Margaret Burke came in fourth in 21:43.

From Liberty, Belle Weikert was eighth in 22:01, Madison Drager was ninth in 22:08, and Camryn Bortz was 10th in 22:33.