Mus­tangs’ Miller places 16th

The Southern Berks News - - FRONT PAGE - Staff re­ports

She set a fast pace for the Gover­nor Mif­flin girls’ team this fall.

And when scholas­tic cross coun­try’s at­ten­tion shifted to Her­shey this past week­end, An­drea Miller emerged the pace-set­ter for Berks Con­fer­ence teams par­tic­i­pat­ing in the PIAA State Cham­pi­onships at Parkview Course.

Miller scored a 16th-place fin­ish in the girls Class AAA race, The Mus­tang se­nior clocked a 19:50 on the weather-mod­i­fied course, her time the same as those recorded by Carlisle’s Sophia Toti, Cen­tral Bucks West’s Julia Flood and North Al­legheny’s Rachel Hock­en­berry.

Mitchell headed the GM team, which qual­i­fied for states dur­ing last week’s District 3 meet at Kutz­town. Krys­talyn Su­per had an­other sub-100 fin­ish, plac­ing 67th in 20:45 ahead of team­mates Kal­lan Carter (124th, 21:25), Seren­ity Cle­mens (159th, 21:56) and Mei­gin chan­dler (176th, 22:09).

The Mus­tangs placed 12th in the AAA team stand­ings.

Ex­eter also had a full con­tin­gent in the girls’ big-school race, led by Corinne Scherer’s 86th-place (20;59) run. He­lene Sheveck (110th, 21:12), Kat Ker­ch­ner (143rd, 21:43), Kira Marr (161st, 21:57) and Sara Smith (164th, 22:00) all helped the Ea­gles to a 15th­place team ef­fort.

In girls 1-A com­pe­ti­tion, Kutz­town’s Erika Mo­ri­arty was 62nd in 22:06, fol­lowed by Madi­son Keiser (64th, 22:07).

Kutz­town had a top-50 boys fin­isher in Mitchell Brett, who placed 41st in the 1-A race with a time of 17:59. Schuylkill Val­ley’s Luke Sey­mour came home 114th in the boys 2-A event, clock­ing an 18:31 while Gov. Mif­flin’s Nate Hard­ing went 146th in 3-A ac­tion with an 18-minute clock­ing.

DEN­NIS KRUMANOCKER - DFM FILE

Gov. Mif­flin’s An­drea Miller smiles as she crosses the fin­ish line to win the BCIAA Cross Coun­try Cham­pi­onships. Miller placed 16th at the PIAA Cham­pi­onships last week­end.

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