Cohan, Scanio lead Lake Placid to cross country sweep

Lake Placid's Andrew Scanio runs across the finish line in Saturday's meet against Saranac Central. He was Lake Placid's top performer and came in second overall for the boys. Rachel Sharples photo

The Lake Placid boys improved to 2-1 while the Blue Bombers girls claimed their first team win on Saturday, Oct. 24 with triumphs over host Seton Catholic.

The Blue Bombers won both meets by 15-50 scores.

In the boys meet, Andrew Scanio took top honors with the individual victory.

The Blue Bombers sophomore clocked a winning 19:11 result.

Seton Catholic’s boys placed second and third with Sam Dejordy finishing in 19:39 and Max Grafstein crossing the line in 19:55.

Lake Placid followed by taking the next eight positions with Max Flanigan placing fourth in 21:57 and Jack Lawrence rounding out the top five in 22:24.

Also for Lake Placid Will Hollander was sixth, Zach Gavin finished seventh, Colton Kondrat placed eighth, Ethan Cash was ninth, Sean Roth placed 10th and Alex Dawson-Ellis took 11th place.

Drew Billow finished 12th for the Knights.

Harley Cohan took full advantage of her first time running with Lake Placid this season, as the Keene student-athlete claimed the individual win for Lake Placid in the girls race with a finish time of 23:50.

Faline Yang was runner-up for the Knights in 24:41 and Lake Placid’s Annie Rose-McCandlish rounded out the top-3 in 26:34.

Savannah Dejordy placed fourth for Seton Catholic in 27:21.

Lake Placid took the next three positions with Ellen Lansing, Kelly Le and Erin Roth finishing in order.

Lake Placid is slated to host Seton Catholic again in the next meet Saturday at Mount Van Hoevenberg.