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The Shelter Island girls cross country team after defeating Southold October 16 at the Suffolk County Parks Indian Island 5K course. From left, Emma Gallagher, Madison Springer, Olivia Overstreet, Ariana Carter, Sophie Clark and Kaitlyn Gulluscio.
Fall is definitely here as seasonably cool days and chillier nights settle in.
And as we get deeper into autumn, the school’s fall sports seasons are coming to a close. This week ended the regular season for the varsity boys and girls cross country teams with their last league meet. (more…)
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Members of the boys cross country team did battle at Saturday’s Manhattan Invitational. They are (l-r) Alberto Morales, Jalill Carter, Jonas Kinsey, Junior Gil, Kal Lewis, Michael Payano, Tyler Gulluscio, Jason Green, Theo Olinkiewicz and Matthew Strauss. Not pictured is Nicholas Mamisashvili.
As the season begins to wind down, the action heats up. With seven races under their belts, the varsity boys and girls cross country teams have only one final league meet and the Division Championships before the County Championships on November 2. (more…)
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The Shelter Island School boys cross country team attacking ‘Hernia Hill’ at Sunken Meadow State Park September 15. From left, sophomores Jalill Carter, Nick Mamisashvili, Theo Olinkiewicz and Jason Green.
The Shelter Island varsity boys and girls cross country teams begin their fifth season this year. (more…)
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Girls Cros scountry Class D County Champions. From left, Isabella Sherman, Francesca Frasco, Emma Gallagher, Lindsey Gallagher, Emma Martinez Majdisova, and Lauren Gurney, accompanied by individual state qualifiers Pierson’s Caroline Jungck, Stony Brook’s Sarah Wong, Pierson’s Penelope Greene and Southold’s Olivia Lynch.
Qualifying cross country races to move up to state finals were held November 3 at Sunken Meadow State Park.
Both Shelter Island’s teams won the county, as well as League Championships for their third consecutive year. (more…)
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Kal Lewis competing at the Suffolk County cross country divisional finals October 26 at Sunken Meadow State Park.
The races are called, by cross country athletes, coaches and fans, “Divisions.”
Divisions are held on the famously — or infamously — difficult 5K course at Sunken Meadow State Park in Kings Park. The meet is a necessity because without it, runners are not permitted to compete in state qualifiers (States”) held at the same location, a week later. (more…)