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Armstrong sisters advance to states

November 11, 2012
By the News Staff ( , Lake Placid News

ELIZABETHTOWN - Nina Armstrong and Gabby Armstrong of Lake Placid and Elena Beideck and Johanna Mohrs of Saranac Lake earned spots in the NYSPHSAA cross country meet to be held at Elma Meadows Golf Course in East Aurora on Saturday, Nov. 10.

Nina Armstrong placed fourth in the Section VII state qualifier at Cobble Hill Golf Course with a time of 19:12, while her sister Gabby Armstrong was ninth in 19:35. The event was held on Friday, Nov. 2

Beideck punched her ticket with an 11th-place finish in 19:39, while Mohrs finished 14th in 20:15. It will be Beideck's fourth trip to the state meet and Mohrs' first.

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Lake Placid sophomore Nina Armstrong advanced to the NYSPHSAA championship meet to be held Saturday, Nov. 10 at Elma Meadows Golf Course in East Aurora.
Photo by Alicia Brandes

As a team, the Red Storm girls finished second in the Class C competition behind Saranac.

Seton Catholic's Margaret Champagne won the girls race in 18:05, followed by Ashley Leta of Peru in 18:30 and Melissa Whyman of Seton Catholic in 19:09.

Jeriqho Gadway of Plattsburgh was the top boys runner, completing the 3.05-mile course in 15:14. Karl Schultz of Lake Placid finished 13th in 16:56, while Saranac Lake's Zane Pelletieri was 19th in 17:24 and teammate Max Paul was 23rd in 17:35.

Lake Placid's Corey Detwiler finished 20th with a time of 17:28. A total of 106 runners finisehd the boys race, while 72 finished the girls' race.

The Lake Placid boys finished third as a team in the Class D overall scoring. Ticonderoga was first with 27 points, followed by Seton Catholic with 47 and Lake Placid with 51.

The Red Storm placed fourth in the Class C team scoring with 195 points. Beekmantown won the boys title with 41 points, followed closely by Saranac with 43.



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