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09/18/19 10:00am

TODD GULLUSCIO PHOTO
From left, Junior Nicholas Mamisashvili, sophomore Pacey Cronin and junior Theo Olinkiewicz work as a pack to take down Pierson’s #4 and #5 runners to seal the boy’s victory.

On Tuesday the Shelter Island varsity boys and girls cross country teams traveled to Pierson for their second league meet at Sag Harbor’s Mashashimuet Park.

Upon arrival, we found out that the course we thought we would be racing was off limits. The old course was flat, but had a section that was under a foot of water from all the excess rain we’ve had this year. We had to walk and jog portions of the new course so all the athletes could navigate the four-loop 5K course. (more…)