Varsity Cross Country are Independent School League Champions

On November 1, the Varsity Cross Country team competed against the 15 other schools in the Independent School League in the league championship race, held at the St. Mark’s School. Roxbury Latin emerged victorious, earning the 2019 ISL Championship title. RL scored 44 points to place first. Middlesex followed with 56 points, and St. Mark’s earned 110 points. (View full results here.) Four Roxbury Latin runners placed in the top 15, and five placed in the top 20. This is RL’s second ISL team title in three years.

Many RL runners earned strong individual results, as well. Will Cote (II) placed first overall—the first time that RL has had an individual champion in the culminating league competition. Other RL runners placing include:

3rd – Mark Henshon (III)
10th – Quinn Donovan (II)
14th – George Madison (III)
16th – Javi Werner (II)
26th – Nolan McKenna (II)
36th – David Sullivan (III)

On November 9, the varsity team earned a second place finish in the New England Championship meet, ceding a title they have held for the past two years. Five RL runners placed in the top twenty at the meet, earning All-NEPSAC distinction. Those boys include:

1st – Mark Henshon (III)
4th – Will Cote (II)
11th – Quinn Donovan (II)
19th – George Madison (III)
20th – Javi Werner (II)

The Junior Varsity team also completed a strong season, offering lots of promise for the future of the program. The J.V. squad earned a third place finish in the ISL, placing three runners in the top 15:

6th – Michael Thomas (IV)
9th – John Harrington (I)
14th – Liam O’Connor (I)

The Junior team completed a perfect season, finishing with an undefeated record of 13-0, running many perfect races throughout the fall. They concluded their season by earning first place in the Junior Jamboree hosted on October 30 at Roxbury Latin.