Varsity Cross Country are New England Champions
On November 11, the Varsity Cross Country team earned the title of New England Champions for the fourth time in six years, after competing in the New England Division II race at their home course here on campus. The win capped their regular season record of 14-1 and added to the team’s second place finish in the ISL Championship race on November 4. In the New England championship race over the weekend, RL scored 61 points to place first, ahead of Tabor (88) and Nobles (93).
Both James Kerr (IV) and Ezra Klauber (II) finished in the race’s top ten runners, placing second and fourth place respectively. Rounding out the team effort were Eric Diop (I) in 14th place and Richard Federico (III) in 16th place. By placing in the top 20, James, Ezra, Eric and Richard earned All-New England distinction.
Earning league recognition this season are James Kerr (IV), Ezra Klauber (II), and Liam Walsh (IV), who were named All-ISL, and Richie Federico (III) and Eric Diop (I) earning Honorable Mentions.
The Junior Varsity team also completed a strong season with a 13-2 record, offering lots of promise for the future of the program. The team earned perfect scores of 15 in ten out of their 14 races this season. The JV squad also earned a first place finish in the New England Championship meet, with seven of the runners finishing in the top 20. The squad was led by Lincoln Hyatt (III) who won the race and Eric Archerman (IV) who placed second. Eric Zhu (I) and Akhilsai Damera (I) also finished in the top ten placing fifth and seventh, respectively.
Finally, Roxbury Latin’s Junior team had an extraordinary season, finishing 9-2 overall, concluding their season by earning first place in the Larz Anderson Invitational meet on October 18 and second place in the Junior Jamboree hosted on November 1 at Roxbury Latin.