Coach's Brief: Norwood Cross Country Opens the Season
Both the boys and girls teams came up short against Walpole and Brookline yesterday.
From Athletic Director Brian McDonough
Norwood Cross Country vs. Walpole, Brookline
The Norwood High Cross Country teams opened up against two of the strongest teams in the Bay State Conference today [Tuesday], Walpole and Brookline. Both the boys and girls teams came up short handed (boys 15-50 and 15-50) (girls 15-50 to Brookline and 15-40 Walpole).
In the boys' race John Maloney was the first Norwood runner to cross the finish line with a time of 19:43, J.J. O'Donnell was right behind with a time of 19:47. Freshmen Josh Acero and Clifton Clark competed in their first varsity meet taking 3rd and 4th respectively. George Meltzer finished in the 5th spot for the Mustangs with a time of 21:23
The girls team had Norwood's only senior Kelsey Colbert take the number 1 spot for the Mustangs with a time of 22:14. Alana Keady was number two for the Mustangs with a time of 22:45 followed by Sam Baturin, Devon Bartlett, Hallie Miller, and Nency Sangani.
Norwood has a very young team with some good numbers competing in the JV meet. Norwood will host Braintree and Newton North at home next week.