Hines leads Kingston boys at OCIAA meet
Mount Academy boys capture team crown in Bear Mountain meet
Kingston High’s Jayson Hines placed third and the Mount Academy boys won the team championship Friday at the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association cross country meet.
Hines ran the three-mile Bear Mountain course in 15:56.16. Warwick freshman Behailu Bekele-Arcuri won the race in 15:36.32.
The Tigers were eighth overall in a field of 21 scoring teams with 226 points. Mount Academy tied for first with Warwick with 62 points, but won based on their sixth man, Adam King (16:44.07), who finished 15 seconds ahead of the Wildcats’ No. 6.
Kent Kurtz led the Eagles, finishing seventh in 16:08.30. He was followed by Daryl Blough (ninth, 16:10.17), Bernard King (11th, 16:15.64), Brendan Baird (14th, 16:28.37), Justin Compy, 21st, 16:38.65), Adam King and Jamie Keiderling (32nd, 16:57.10).
Robert Becker placed 12th for Kingston in 16:18.16). The rest of the Tigers were Aidan Lancer
(63rd, 17:48.11), Bradley Hack (71st, 18:02.28), Bailey Ryan (77nd, 18:07.07), Johnny Loughlin (79th, 18:16.26) and Eddy Zajac (80th, 18:17.81).
Kingston’s girls were ninth with 250 points. Maggie Noe led the Tigers, taking
37th in 20:45.98.
Rounding out the Kingston contingent were Cindy Jiang (43rd, 21:09.76), Autumn Spyhalsky (56th, 21:42.36), Grace Regan (58th, 21:43.67), Clara Sensini (66th, 22:30.31), Thea Kovaleski (69th, 22:34.74)
and Livi Longendyke (74th, 22:49.54).
Monroe-Woodbury won the team title. Goshen’s Olivia Elston (17:43) won the race. The teams return to Bear Mountain next Friday for the Section 9 championships.
Jayson Hines placed third for Kingston at the OCIAA cross country championships.